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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What has been stolen from Minnie?
2. What does the constable take away from Butch?
3. Why does the policeman let the group pass?
4. How much did Otis charge children to watch Miss Corrie?
5. Where does Lucius find Corrie crying?
Essay Topic 1
Examine the relationship between Lucius and Ned. Do you think they are more friends than master and servant? What does that say about the changing racial attitudes in south at that time? How different do you think their relationship would have changed if they met again today?
Essay Topic 2
Examine Faulkner's writing style. How long are his sentences and paragraphs? What kind of language does he use? What meaning and tone does his style give to the novel? What do you think his style says about him as a person?
Essay Topic 3
Faulkner is a native of the area he writes about and adheres to the rule that writers should always write about what they know. Do you think it is obvious that Faulkner was a native of Mississippi? What difference do you think it makes to the story? Are there moments when you think Faulkner does not portray a character or setting well? What affect does it have on the story?
This section contains 1,024 words
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