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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What sport do Nick and his friends enjoy on this trip?
2. What are Mr. and Mrs. Elliot unsuccessful at achieving?
3. How is the person from #101 traveling?
4. What are Nick's friend's plans after this vacation?
5. What makes the husband nervous as they walk through the streets of town?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the format of the book. What is the purpose of the Memoirs? What is the purpose of the Stories? Why do some of the Memoirs relate to the associated Stories and some do not?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the character of Nick Adams. What are his similarities to Hemingway? Do you think Nick's character was based on Hemingway himself as some believe? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
There are several instances in the book where young men--Nick for example--must face war and then the return home. Develop an essay on this related statement: "Nick returned home where everything was the same and nothing was the same."
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