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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. To whom is Yegudkin giving the Alexander?
2. What does Jack's aunt say to him while he is standing in the doorway?
3. What is in the shallow drawer of Yegudkin's desk in his office?
4. Where do the Yegudkins live in America?
5. How does Jack react to his father's exposing his family's writings?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Three of the characters in this short story, Dale, Jack and Yegudkin, find redemption in their lives. What is each man's form of redemption? Compare and contrast them.
Essay Topic 2
The women in the story play minor roles yet are important to moving the story forward. Choose two women in "Redemption" and discuss their roles and the importance of those roles in the story.
Essay Topic 3
Both Jack and his father are artists. How do each of them use their art to express their sadness?
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