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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Ramu's mother want him to marry?
2. Who is the man with the tufted beard that Sambu's mother talks to?
3. What does the hippie ask the cobbler if he believes in?
4. Why was Rao forced to retire?
5. What kinds of crimes is the landlord accused of doing?
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
Use at least 3 characters from "Malgudi Days" to present an argument showing what values Narayan holds most important in a person/character. Make sure to use direct quotations from the text.
Essay Topic 3
Using 2 female characters from "Malgudi Days," analyze the role of women in the text. Make sure to use specific quotations from the text to support your thesis.
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