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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Miles do, following Bea's death?
2. Who does Bea marry?
3. Who is Hugh named after?
4. What part does Carol play in Bea's wedding?
5. How old is Vida when she marries?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Injustice is not uncommon in Gopher Prairie. Identify and analyze some of the injustices that are accepted and appear throughout the story.
Essay Topic 2
Describe the character Carol and her expectations at the beginning of "Main Street."
Part 1) What are her expectations for her life?
Part 2) What are her expectations for other people?
Part 3) What are her expectations for the world?
Essay Topic 3
"Main Street" is set in a time period where women begin to have freedom and options other than marriage. Analyze the various women who appear in the first several chapters of "Main Street" and how they reflect the time period of the novel.
This section contains 190 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)