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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is Ben's funeral held?
2. What is going to happen to the shop?
3. Who is especially sad to see Eugene go off to college?
4. Who is Laura James?
5. Why is Luke limping?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Recount the facts relating to the jobs the Gant boys were required to take on in the story. Explain how you think these jobs influenced their lives in both positive and negative ways. Overall, do you think these jobs had a more positive effect or negative effect on their lives?
Essay Topic 2
In what ways does the promise of the American Dream have both positive and negative effects on Oliver Gant's life? Fully explain your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Give examples of the closeness of Ben and Eugene. Why do you think their relationship was so close? Who is responsible for having built such close ties Eugene or Ben? Explain your answer.
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