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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Sambu enjoy doing all day?
2. What was the hippie in his younger years?
3. Where does Ranga's family live?
4. What is Rao still able to do?
5. What does Raman buy to try to win affection from the lost child?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast the talkative man in one story that describes his character and life as a youth with how the talkative man is represented in another story about his character and life as an adult.
Essay Topic 2
In a well-written essay, discuss three benefits AND three challenges of constructing a novel entirely of vignettes. Make sure to use examples from "Malgudi Days" to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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