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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What job is Sidda hired by Mr. Sivasanker to do?
2. Where is the town fair located that Raman visits?
3. Who is Dr. Kishen?
4. What does the hippie give the cobbler to smoke?
5. Where is the hippie from?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose one short story from "Malgudi Days" and analyze at least 3 literary devices Narayan uses to create the tone for the story. Make sure to use specific examples from the text to support your paper.
Essay Topic 2
Choose 3 examples of marriage in "Malgudi Days" and discuss what commentary Narayan is making about the institution of marriage. Make sure to use specific examples and quotations from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 3
Analyze the titles of at least 4 vignettes and discuss how each title fits into the larger title of the novel.
This section contains 195 words
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