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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Rosicky's life seem like to Doctor Ed?
2. What was Rosicky fond of because he began to have a family late in life?
3. What action does Rosicky take when Rudolph flushes crimson and has a flash in his eye?
4. What kind of woman does Rosicky find terrifying and horrible?
5. Where did Rosicky sleep besides the Embankment?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When Rosicky was young and living in New York he enjoyed the nightlife on the weekends and worked during the week. Later, Rosicky has a family and land of his own and his lifestyle is much different than it was in his youth. Compare and contrast Anton Rosicky's different lifestyles that he has had during his lifetime. Between his youth in London, his young adulthood in New York, and his later years on the farm what things helped mold Rosicky? Which lifestyle was the most satisfying for Rosicky? Why?
Essay Topic 2
In the story, "Neighbor Rosicky", Anton Rosicky is considered to be a city boy whereas Mary Rosicky is described as a country girl. Compare and contrast these two characters. Do they make a good couple? How do their personalities differ and is this beneficial to their relationship? Why or why not? How is Anton strong for Mary? How is Mary strong for Anton? Would you consider their relationship equal? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
In the story, "Neighbor Rosicky", both Anton Rosicky and Doctor Ed stop by the graveyard to reflect and find solace. Why do you think the graveyard provides a peaceful place for pondering for both Rosicky and Doctor Burleigh? Why is this country graveyard different from a city graveyard? Describe the physical attributes of the graveyard. Use specific examples from the story.
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