|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many rupees is Ranga offered to go with the man in the yellow car?
2. What is the cat chasing when it gets a jug stuck on its head?
3. Who is Naga?
4. What does Selvi do for a living?
5. Who is Leela?
Essay Topic 1
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 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
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.
This section contains 853 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)