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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Jack's father do when he sees his son standing in the doorway?
2. Who does Jack see sitting with his father when he opens the living room door?
3. Where does Yegudkin's wife sit while he teaches?
4. What does Jack realize he is doing as he gets close to his father?
5. What is another thing Dale begins doing after being home for a month?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
As he is working on the tractor after his brother's death, Jack sees the field he is plowing and sees "stones lay everywhere, yellowed in the sunlight, a field of misshapen skulls." Discuss this image.
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
As Yegudkin plays the horn, Jack is carried away by the man's skill and art. Describe the scene, and discuss the images used to describe Yegudkin's playing.
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