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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is going on in the Rosicky kitchen all day in Part 5?
2. What does Rosicky sit inside working on in Part 5?
3. What would a deep snow keep warm?
4. Where did Rosicky sleep besides the Embankment?
5. What does Rosicky want his boys to do after he is gone?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In the short story, "Neighbor Rosicky", Anton Rosicky is obviously the protagonist. Who or what in the book would be considered to be the antagonist? What is your reasoning behind this conclusion? Cite specific examples from the story to support your views.
Essay Topic 2
When Rosicky sits down and tells Mary about his visit with Doctor Ed, Mary raises her voice and is upset with the news about Anton's heart. Why does Mary act this way? What do you think is running through Mary's mind as she is hearing the news?
Essay Topic 3
Rosicky enjoyed a good life while in New York. What do you think finally pushed him to the point that he wanted more from life? Why was his life not as fulfilling as some people might have thought? Do you think Rudolph would have been happy with the life that Rosicky led in New York? Do you think Polly would have enjoyed a life with Rudolph better in the city? Why or why not? Do you think Polly will become accustomed to living in the country? Why or why not?
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