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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who had terrible dreams?
(a) Julia Miller.
(b) Flossie Cabanis.
(c) Zenas Witt.
(d) Justice Arnett.

2. Whom did Barry Holden kill?
(a) His mother.
(b) His neighbor.
(c) His wife.
(d) His pregnant wife.

3. Whom did Doris Williams marry?
(a) A cheat.
(b) A pastor.
(c) No one.
(d) A drunk.

4. Where did Daniel M'Cumber go?
(a) Europe.
(b) No one knows.
(c) The ocean.
(d) The city.

5. Who ran away from home with the circus?
(a) Sam Hookey.
(b) Flossie Cabanis.
(c) Cooney Potter.
(d) Lucius Atherton.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whom did John M. Church defend?

2. How did Jacob Goodpasture lose his son?

3. Why was Chase Henry denied burial on holy ground?

4. How did Amanda Barker's husband kill her?

5. Why did no one in Spoon River like Dorcas Gustine?

Short Essay Questions

1. Explain the relationship between Hamilton Greene and Elsa Wertman.

2. What tone does The Hill set at the beginning of "Spoon River Anthology"? How do you know?

3. Some of the stories of the residents relate to each other, such as the stories of Hamilton Greene and Elsa Wertman. Why does Masters do this?

4. Explain the premise of "Spoon River Anthology".

5. What is inspiring about Lois Spears?

6. Why does Masters introduce some honorable characters in the section beginning with Conrad Siever and ending with Cooney Potter?

7. How is the Circuit Judge's sense of justice skewed?

8. Give three examples of one-life minded souls, and explain how each is one-life minded.

9. How are the one-life minded souls like the fools in the "Spoon River Anthology"?

10. Is there a hero in the section beginning with Rev. Lemuel Wiley and ending with Anthony Findlay? If so, who and why? If not, why not?

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