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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the town fair like?
2. Who is Naga?
3. What does Raman buy to try to win affection from the lost child?
4. Who is Dr. Kishen?
5. How does Selvi hear of her mother's death?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Narayan's treatment of death and dying through the experiences of at least 3 characters from "Malgudi Days."
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
Choose at least 3 characters from the short stories in "Malgudi Days" and discuss 1) their relationship(s) with religion, god(s), and/or other religious figures and 2) what message Narayan is trying to convey through these characters' experiences.
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