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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Narcissa not allow Ruby to stay in her home?
2. How many days do Snopes and his traveling companion stay at the location in #117 before they realize the nature of the place?
3. How old is Temple when she takes the stand in Goodwin's trial?
4. What does Benbow get but does not tell Narcissa about it?
5. Temple tells Benbow all the details of the night __________________.
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the nature of Narcissa's visit with Eustace Graham?
2. What is Goodwin's ultimate fate?
3. What crime has Popeye committed against Temple?
4. What information does Ruby give Benbow regarding Temple and Temple's role in her shocking situation?
5. Why is Temple's story especially disturbing for Benbow?
6. How does Benbow meet Senator Snopes and what information does he give Benbow regarding Temple?
7. Why does Narcissa continue to insert herself into Benbow's life?
8. What information does the opportunistic Snopes sell to Benbow?
9. How does Snopes show his vehement prejudice against Jews?
10. What is strange about Reba's lack of questioning Temple's situation?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses some important instances of foreshadowing in the story. Explain what foreshadowing is and cite at least two examples making sure to explain what makes each an example of foreshadowing.
Essay Topic 2
Describe the overall setting for the novel. Why does Faulkner use the setting he does? What is the time period of the story? How important is the time period to the attitudes and issues of the characters?
Essay Topic 3
Create a brief character study of Goodwin. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him--if anything--at this point?
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