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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who won the World Cup?
2. What does Adam and Martha miss about New York in The Rookie?
3. What is the name of the American author of the cookbook, which includes some recipes from the Balzar?
4. How does Gopnik usually begin cooking?
5. Who helps Gopnik prepare the meal for Alice?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does the inclusion of current events in "Paris to the Moon" make Gopnik's theme more relevant to contemporary society?
Essay Topic 2
How does Gopnik establish the dichotomy between French and American thought in the novel? Illustrate it through at least three anecdotes?
Essay Topic 3
What is Adam Gopnik's writing style? Discuss both the mechanical aspect of his writing and his "voice" throughout the novel. Make sure and discuss what literary tools and devices he relies on most and what specific parts of the text reflect his voice.
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