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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the personality of the answer to #101
2. Who is Hubert Elliot in the story in Chapter 9?
3. What does the traveler think that Italy is?
4. What does the Matador confess to the narrator at the cafe?
5. Who is Villalta in the Memoir for Chapter 12?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the use of irony in the life and death situation in the logging camp where the Indian woman gives birth at the same time that her husband commits suicide. How does this experience affect Nick's outlook on life? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
In the story in Chapter 4, "The Three-Day Blow," Nick likens his behavior of breaking up with Marjorie to the storms that are called Three-Day Blows. What is meant by a Three-Day Blow? Why does Nick compare his actions to it? Is he being reasonable or just trying to justify his behavior?
Essay Topic 3
Explain the importance of the Prelude, "On the Quai at Smyrna" to the rest of the book. What important parameters does it establish? What themes does it introduce? Why did Hemingway lead with this story?
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