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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Dr. Kishen?
2. What kinds of crimes is the landlord accused of doing?
3. How many rupees is Ranga offered to go with the man in the yellow car?
4. What was the hippie in his younger years?
5. What does the landlord use as a burglar alarm?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Choose one short story from "Malgudi Days" and analyze at least 3 literary devices Narayan uses to create the tone for the story. Make sure to use specific examples from the text to support your paper.
Essay Topic 3
Choose 3 "good" acts done by 3 different characters in "Malgudi Days." Discuss 1) what happens to each character as a result of this act and 2) what message Narayan is trying to convey through these events.
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