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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Leela?
2. On what street does Selvi's mother live?
3. Who is Daisy?
4. Where does the landlord sleep at night?
5. For how long each day does Ayah take care of Radha?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose 3 examples of marriage in "Malgudi Days" and discuss what commentary Narayan is making about the institution of marriage. Make sure to use specific examples and quotations from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
Analyze the titles of at least 4 vignettes and discuss how each title fits into the larger title of the novel.
This section contains 207 words
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