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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Sonia asks Nordstrom to visit her where?
2. In the morning, Nordstrom gets ready to meet with Sarah and adds what to his boot?
3. What habit does Nordstrom disclose?
4. The honyocker's daughter leaves with what?
5. Alfred returns home to Washington DC, where Susannah is suffering from what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What takes place during Sarah and Nordstrom's meeting?
2. What takes place directly after Sonia's graduation?
3. What happens when Tristan comes down with dysentery?
4. How does Alfred feel about Susannah? Does she feel the same in return?
5. What does does Nordstrom do on his way to his appointment with the psychiatrist?
6. What takes place at the meeting between Nordstrom, Sarah, and Slats?
7. How does Nordstrom spend his time at his going-away party?
8. What does Nordstrom discuss with his psychiatrist?
9. What does Tristan do during the six years he spends at sea?
10. How does Ludlow feel after allowing the boys to go to war?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Cochran's feelings of hopelessness are symbolized.
Part 1) Why does Cochran feel hopeless? How is this symbolized?
Part 2) How and why is some of this symbolism related to his hopelessness found throughout the story?
Part 3) How does Cochran deal with his feelings of hopelessness? How does this affect others in the story?
Part 4) When have you felt hopeless? How did you deal with it? How does this help you understand what Cochran is going through?
Essay Topic 2
Nordstrom suddenly has intense feelings.
Part 1) When do these feelings occur? What might be causing these feelings?
Part 2) How do these feelings influence decisions he makes?
Part 3) How do these feelings affect those who are close to Nordstrom?
Essay Topic 3
These three stories have been put together in one book.
Part 1) What is a theme of each story? How is this a theme? How is each of these stories relevant today?
Part 2) What do these three stories have in common? Why are they found in the same book?
Part 3) What message does this book send to the reader? What is the purpose of this book?
Part 4) What are your thoughts about this book? How do these stories affect you?
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