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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Harry offer Nelson?
2. What does Webb say is going through the roof?
3. Why does Harry think his parents never sent him to summer camps?
4. What sport did Rabbit used to play in highschool?
5. What does Harry call people that work in law?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Pru's visit a shock for Harry?
2. Why did Janice not want to buy a house?
3. What does Harry work out about the bookkeeping?
4. How does this chapter show the difference between Harry and Charlie's sale techniques?
5. How does Nelson react to Campbell's presence?
6. How did Old Springer used to run Springer Motors?
7. Describe Harry's circle of friends at the country club?
8. What does Harry think about the Springer's house?
9. What does Thelma think about the story Harry tells her about Nelson?
10. What is Harry's role at Springer Motors?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author wrote Rabbit is Rich in the third person. Why do you think the author chose to write the story in the third person? How do you think the meaning of the story would change if the author wrote it in the first person?
Essay Topic 2
Look at the generation gap between the younger and older characters. What different experiences did both generations go through? What problems is the generation gap causing the characters? Is the generational gap expressed in Rabbit is Rich particularly wide during this time or is a wide generational gap common to all ages?
Essay Topic 3
Choose one of the following and examine it what expresses about 1980s society:
1) The gold coins.
2) The lot.
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