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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Miss Megley?
2. Why does the narrator say he hates chairs?
3. What food item do they want to lure Lionel out of the boat with?
4. What feature does the narrator first notice about Charles?
5. What year does Bobby die?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast your favorite and least favorite characters in the book. Use specific examples from the book to explain what you do and do not like about each character.
Essay Topic 2
Why does the narrator in De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period feel the need to lie about so many details in the letter of application for the art teaching position? Explore the reasons why he continues the lies upon arrival as well.
Essay Topic 3
The wealthy and bored housewife character is written about in a couple of the short stories in Salinger's collection. Explore this character by comparing and contrasting the women. What do they have in common? Why is this a returning type of character in the collection?
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