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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How has the boy in "Naga" made money as a child?
2. What does Selvi do for a living?
3. What has happened to Sambu's father?
4. Who is the man with the tufted beard that Sambu's mother talks to?
5. Where is the town fair located that Raman visits?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
Analyze the titles of at least 4 vignettes and discuss how each title fits into the larger title of the novel.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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