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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Miss Smith?
2. Who brings their children to the boarding house for a visit?
3. What response does Eugene get to his question, "Where is the world."
4. Who attends Eugene's graduation from the university?
5. Who does Gant fear will become an alcoholic?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Outline the various attitudes that are reflected by the men of the Gant family towards the war? How do these attitudes help to explain their view of their own masculinity?
Essay Topic 2
Do you think the racial expressions and descriptions used in this book are a reflection of the author's personal prejudices or are they simply an accurate portrayal of southern life in the early 1900s?
Essay Topic 3
List several experiences in Eugene's life that helped him gain self confidence. Explain how each experience made a difference in his life. Do you think he possessed a healthy level of self confidence by the end of the book? Explain your answer.
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