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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. Who has tea with Mrs. Flanagan before going to look for Mark in Chapter 10?
2. What is Mark afraid of being beaten with in Chapter 6 of Mark the Match Boy?
3. Where does Roswell go with his friend in Chapter 18?
4. Who rudely rebuffs Mark in Chapter 7 for begging?
5. What does Dick buy for Mark in Chapter 15?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Dick do for Mark in Chapter 14?
2. What is unique about the five dollar bill that Roswell stole in Chapter 23?
3. How does Mrs. Flanagan differ in her treatment of Mark from that of Mother Watson?
4. Describe Mark's Sunday school experience in Chapter 19.
5. How does Roswell implicate Mark with his crime in Chapter 23?
6. Why is Bates looking for his grandson?
7. How is the money that Mark receives parallel to the experience that Dick had?
8. How does Ralph connive Roswell into getting him five dollars in Chapter 20?
9. When Mark faints, what happens to him in Chapter 13?
10. How does Dick try to help Henry in Chapter 1 of Mark the Match Boy?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The concept of good versus evil appears throughout the book. Who in your opinion is good? Who is bad? Why? Do these characters change over time? Why or why not? Describe.
Essay Topic 2
Secrecy is a recurring theme in Ragged Dick and Mark the Match Boy. Which characters have secrets, and what are they? How are these secrets revealed? Do these secrets result in ominous consequences or not? Do any of them have happy endings? Discuss.
Essay Topic 3
Social etiquette plays an important role in Ragged Dick and Mark the Match Boy. Who has "manners," and who does not? What does being of the upper class signify? Who teaches whom and in what way? Does social etiquette in Ragged Dick and Mark the Match Boy signify wealth, status, or other power? Discuss.
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