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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Yegudkin react to the question Jack asks him when Yegudkin has finished playing?
2. What is an "Alexander?"
3. What does Yedugkin wear to work every day?
4. What does Jack have tucked under his arms as he starts for home?
5. How does Dale react to being home?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1Although 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?
Essay Topic 2Who are Dale and Betty Hawthorne? What are they like before the accident and after? How does the death of their son affect them?
Essay Topic 3Both Jack and his father are artists. How do each of them use their art to express their sadness?
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