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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is going to happen to the shop?
2. Who does Eugene room with before going back to school?
3. What happens to Bob Sterling?
4. Where is Gant living at the end of the book?
5. Where does Eugene go quite often?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
The Gant family traveled much more than most families traveled in the early 1900s. How do you think the amount of travel effected the lives of the different members of the family and how did it effect the family as a whole?
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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