Reading in the Dark Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Charlie McCabe frequent?

2. What reason does the boy's mother give for not taking her medicine?

3. Who is Charlie McCabe?

4. Who told the boy the story of the man with the baby sock?

5. Who was McIlhenny involved with before he marries Katie?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

If you were the boy narrator, would you have kept the information you found out about Eddie's death a secret? The boy narrator does not reveal to his mother what he knows; would you have done the same? What might have changed if the boy had told his mother what he knew?

Essay Topic 2

Throughout the novel, the boy encounters and overcomes many difficult situations in order to piece together his family's history and to find out what happened to his uncle. The story is riddled with sadness, death, poor choices, and loss; how can this story be redeemed? Is there any hope in this story? Support your answer with evidence from the text.

Essay Topic 3

There are several symbols discussed in the novel. Discuss the use and meaning of disappearance, death, fire, and tradition.

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