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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What gift for Norman is Mary Ann wrapping at her office?
2. When Mary Ann breaks into Norman's apartment, where does she look?
3. After hearing that Williams called Edgar, what does Mrs. Madrigal tell Edgar?
4. After Michael and Brian have an unsuccessful cruising expedition, where do they go?
5. Where does DeDe go for a "$2500 transformation?"
Essay Topic 1
Discuss how the theme of human frailty is explored in "Tales of the City." Give examples of the book to support your discussion on theme and make sure that you define theme.
Essay Topic 2
Explain how the setting of the book (San Francisco in the 1970's) impacts the plot and the characters. Give specific examples by choosing a few characters to focus on, including their reactions and lifestyle choices.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss how the theme of the tension between sexual freedom and emotional freedom is explored in "Tales of the City." Give examples from the book, using quotes and definite theme in your essay.
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