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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Hang associates the house with what?
2. What does the visitor want?
3. The flowers are often found near what?
4. How does Hang describe the current landscape?
5. What floor does Uncle Chinh live on?
Essay Topic 1
Although Ton has a new life and a new family, he is drawn back to the village and to Que. What does this say about Ton and Que's love for each other? What does it say about both of their moral characters?
Essay Topic 2
Hang makes a decision to not be like her mom and aunt - stuck in the past. Should one ignore the past when moving to the future? Can one succeed without remembering the past? Why role does your background play in your identity and is it something anyone can ever leave behind?
Essay Topic 3
Ton allegedly committed suicide when his new wife refused to let him return to Hanoi for Hang's birth. Tam says that it was because he could endure anything but shame. How has Ton been shamed in this situation? Is suicide shameful? How has his shame been passed on to Hang?
This section contains 1,202 words
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