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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What action does Rosicky take when Rudolph flushes crimson and has a flash in his eye?
2. What was the worst things Rosicky had come upon in his journey through the world?
3. What does Rosicky do while the turkey is roasting?
4. Who gave Mary the seeds of the Jerusalem cherry trees?
5. Rosicky thinks that town would be the place for one of his boys if they were what?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Throughout the story of "Neighbor Rosicky", there is an underlying theme of pride. Rosicky has great pride in his family, in his profession, and in his land. Why does Rosicky feel pride for his family? Why does he feel pride for his land? Why is Rosicky proud of the choice he made to come to the country and farm the land? Does Rosicky's pride seem boastful? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
The Rosicky children are described as having natural good manners. What kind of things do the children do for their parents, their siblings, and for guests? Do you think the children's manners actually came naturally? Why or why not? If not, how did they become so helpful and kind? Do you think the Rosicky children are much different from other children? Why or why not?
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