Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Test | Final Test - Hard

John Berendt
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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 verdict reached by the jury?

2. What does Mrs. Williams take to Williams in jail?

3. Where does Minerva live?

4. Williams is angered about police and public treatment of ______________________.

5. What is at the core of all of Savannah's problems?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Many times throughout the story the author symbolically tells the reader that things are not always as they appear. Give examples of these instances and explain their significance to the story.

Essay Topic 2

What role does alcohol play in the story? The author seems to think it is the core of most of the problems of Savannahians. Describe some situations involving alcohol which are considered quite ordinary in Savannah and would probably be frowned upon anywhere else.

Essay Topic 3

From whose perspective is this story told? Why did the author choose this point of view? What does this perspective allow the author to do that he could not have done with any other? Explain.

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