Out of This Furnace Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Thomas Bell (novelist)
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Part 4, Chapter 7, what do mill workers want in regards to their union?

2. According to Mikie, what could threaten Dobie's job?

3. At the beginning of Part 4, Chapter 11, what is happening to union membership?

4. Why are people standing around Dobie and Julie's house when they arrive home after shopping?

5. Why does George collect accident compensation?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

What specific benefits are realized by each succeeding generation, beginning with George's journey to America?

Essay Topic 2

When George arrives in New York, he and Zuska and her husband go separate ways. Even though George has Zuska's sister's address in Pittsburgh, and he is obviously attracted to her, he makes no effort to contact her in the upcoming years. What are the possible reasons for his lack of initiative?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss how Dorta's realistic approach to life helps her weather life's economic and emotional storms. Give details from at least three events from the story for support.

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