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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is the hippie from?
2. What is Rao still able to do?
3. What is the town fair like?
4. On what street does Selvi's mother live?
5. What job is Sidda hired by Mr. Sivasanker to do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast the endings of two short stories from "Malgudi Days."
Essay Topic 2
Choose 3 "good" acts done by 3 different characters in "Malgudi Days." Discuss 1) what happens to each character as a result of this act and 2) what message Narayan is trying to convey through these events.
Essay Topic 3
In a well-written essay, 1) discuss what message you think Narayan is trying to convey to his reader about fate, 2) at least 2 literary devices Narayan uses to support this position, and 3) whether or not you agree with Narayan's take on fate.
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