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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Joe play with the other children?
2. What makes the husband nervous as they walk through the streets of town?
3. What does the wife tell her husband?
4. What part of the area does Nick avoid?
5. What cheers Nick's mood?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
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 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 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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