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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 is Joe's father's bad habit?
3. What are Nick's friend's plans after this vacation?
4. What cheers Nick's mood?
5. What happens to Joe's father?
Essay Topic 1
Explain the significance of the Memoir of Chapter 6 and the story that follows it--"A Very Short Story." How does the information in this Memoir flow into the Story? Is this different from the other examples in the book? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Describe how Hemingway is a master at character study in the scene in Chapter 3 when Nick and Marjorie break up. What body language does Hemingway give the characters? What does their dialogue reveal--or not--about how they are feeling?
Essay Topic 3
Hemingway writes about women giving birth or wanting a child in several of the stories. What is the significance of the birth theme to these stories? In literature in general?
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