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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What writer does Eugene particularly enjoy?
2. How old is Eugene when he enters college?
3. What seems to be moving around in the shop?
4. Who helps Eugene out at Christmas time?
5. Who does Gant say is 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
Steve the eldest son of Eliza and Gant is portrayed as developing more of Gant's negative traits than the other boys. Do you think this is an accurate portrayal? Fully explain your answer.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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