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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How do Nataraj and Sastri raise money for the celebration?
2. What does Nataraj try to do for the poet?
3. What does Rangi tell Nataraj when she comes to his home?
4. Who killed Vasu and how?
5. How does Sen help Nataraj?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Sastri learn from Rangi about how Vasu died?
2. What is the celebration that is planned, and who is planning it?
3. What did the police determine killed Vasu? Who were there suspects?
4. What incident with Nataraj happens in the crowds during the mayor's speech?
5. What is the final interaction that Nataraj has with the adjournment lawyer? How is this different than the previous ones?
6. What interaction to Vasu and Nataraj have after Kumar and the mahout leave Mempi?
7. What is Nataraj's first plan to keep Vasu from shooting Kumar?
8. What happens when Nataraj travels to Mempi with the information about the animal hospital?
9. What happens between Vasu and Nataraj with Vasu's purse?
10. What happens when Nataraj visits Vasu as the procession approaches?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Vasu is a central character in The Man-eater of Malgudi. Write an essay about Vasu.
Part 1. Describe the character of Vasu. Who does he represent from the history of India?
Part 2. Give examples from the book of the actions of Vasu and explain how they parallel and symbolize the English occupation of India.
Essay Topic 2
The interactions between Vasu and Nataraj are especially important in The Man-Eater of Malgudi. Write an essay explaining why.
Part 1. Who do Nataraj and Vasu represent? Why are their interactions so important?
Part 2. Find interactions or dialogue between Vasu and Nataraj and analyze it as it relates to historical figures, groups, and events.
Essay Topic 3
In The Man-Eater of Malgudi the animal hospital is nothing but a barren field despite the fully trained veterinarian and all his equipment sitting in the little shack. Write an essay about the difficulties of international aid.
Part 1. Explain the situation of the animal hospital in The Man-Eater of Malgudi.
Part 2. Is there blame to be assigned to any party in such a situation? Who? What could have been done for a better result?
Part 3. What are some of the crucial aspects to keep in mind when developing international aid projects? Are there logical steps to take to avoid wastes such as the animal hospital?
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