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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is Carol embarrassed to walk with Mrs. Flickerbaugh?
2. Where do Vida and Raymie live?
3. In June, what type of storm is common in Gopher Prairie?
4. In Chapter 20, why does Carol decide she's "part of the town"?
5. What does Erik want to do for a living?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Carol is the main character in the novel "Main Street" and goes through many changes throughout the story. Who is Carol...
Part 1) When she first arrives in Gopher Prairie?
Part 2) When she leaves for D.C.?
Part 3) When she returns to Gopher Prairie?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the relationship between Carol and Erik.
Part 1) How does the relationship begin?
Part 2) When does the relationship become serious?
Part 3) How does the relationship in?
Essay Topic 3
Dr. Kennicott is an unassuming, country doctor who marries a woman who desires to live a life beyond Gopher Prairie. This is a struggle that affects him throughout the novel yet he continues to love his town and his family. Answering the following, create a profile of this seemingly simple man.
Part 1) Describe Dr. Kennicott.
Part 2) Discuss his relationship with Gopher Prairie and his wife.
Part 3) Analyze the philosophy Dr. Kennicott seems to live by throughout the novel.
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