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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Ranga live?
2. On what street does Selvi's mother live?
3. How has the boy in "Naga" made money as a child?
4. What does the hippie ask the cobbler if he believes in?
5. What job is Sidda hired by Mr. Sivasanker to do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose at least 3 female characters from "Malgudi Days." What do these characters have in common? What is different between them? What commentary is Narayan providing about women and society through these women's stories?
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the endings of two short stories from "Malgudi Days."
Essay Topic 3
Choose at least 3 characters from the short stories in "Malgudi Days" and discuss 1) their relationship(s) with religion, god(s), and/or other religious figures and 2) what message Narayan is trying to convey through these characters' experiences.
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