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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What are Mr. and Mrs. Elliot unsuccessful at achieving?
2. Who is Peduzzi?
3. What does the hotel keeper have sent to the American wife in her room?
4. Who is Sam Cardinella in the Memoir for Chapter 15?
5. What do Nick and his friend realize as they talk?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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."
Essay Topic 2
Develop a character study of Agnes von Kurowsky. Why is she important to Nick? Is it because she is caring for his physical wounds? Would Nick have fallen in love with Agnes if they had met in different circumstances? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Hemingway shows two radically different situations involving Hungarian men in Chapter 8. One Hungarian man is shown extreme kindness as he travels through Europe while two Hungarian men are indiscriminately shot during a robbery in Kansas City. Using this example, develop an essay on the theme of good and evil--the good of the European people and the evil of the American cop.
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