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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the most important lesson Gopnik has learned in Paris.
2. How much money does Gopnik agree to commit to the Friends of the Balzar to keep the brasserie open?
3. What drug does Gopnik compare Barney to?
4. Where do the friends of the Balzar meet in November before their breakfast with Bucher to talk strategy?
5. Who won the World Cup?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Gopnik claims that he aims to examine the macro through the lens of the micro in his observation of daily French life. Describe how he does this throughout the book using at least three specific examples from the text and describing what overarching themes are established through small anecdotes.
Essay Topic 2
How does Gopnik highlight the theme of observation, and how does he connect this theme with the importance of writing?
Essay Topic 3
Identify at least three instance where Gopnik uses objects or places as symbols, and discuss how he creates the symbolism and uses it accentuate themes.
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