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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Yegudkin say as he hands the horn to his student?
2. After leaving Russia, what does Yegudkin do in his new country?
3. What musical instrument is in the living room?
4. How does Jack react to the answer Yegudkin gives him after playing the horn for his student?
5. How does the graduate student react to his teacher's horn playing?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Dale Hawthorne is described as being in the throws of a religious crisis after the death of his son. What is his spiritual crisis, and how does he deal with it?
Essay Topic 2
When Jack asks Yegudkin, "You think I'll ever play like that?" Yegudkin laughs loudly and says, "Play like me?" What does Yegudkin mean by his reply, and how does it affect Jack?
Essay Topic 3
Although this is a piece of fiction, Gardner did live on a farm and did run over his brother with a tractor when they were young. Does it help or hinder to know the basis of this story is part of the writer's experience?
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