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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many hours was Carol in labor?
2. In Chapter 17, what does Carol try to drink?
3. Who does Carol weep for at Christmas time?
4. During the war, Carol is a volunteer what?
5. What game does Carol resent the men for playing without her?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1Setting is an important part of any novel, as it shapes the actions and lifestyle of the characters. Part 1) Compare and contrast the different settings in "Main Street." Part 2) Examine the effect of each setting on Carol. Part 3) Determine why Carol's story is better told from the backdrop of Gopher Prairie.
Essay Topic 2In order to avoid facing the dull reality of her life, Carol often relies on fantasy. Discuss the various fantasies Carol puts to use to make her life in Gopher Prairie bearable.
Essay Topic 3Describe 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?
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