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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the hippie in his younger years?
2. What does Ranga end up doing for a living?
3. What did Sambu's father do for a living?
4. How old is Rao?
5. On what street does Selvi's mother live?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze the titles of at least 4 vignettes and discuss how each title fits into the larger title of the novel.
Essay Topic 2
Write a well-constructed essay addressing why the dog returns to the blind man in "The Blind Dog." What message is Narayan trying to convey?
Essay Topic 3
Why does Narayan leave some stories finished and others unresolved? What is Narayan trying to convey through these contrasting conclusions? Make sure to use specific examples from the text in your essay.
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