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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. From whom is Andy expecting a visit?
2. Why does Emily get drunk?
3. What department does Mr. Brook head up at the college?
4. What U.S. state has Ferris recently visited?
5. What is the setting for this story?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the overall settings for the stories. Why does the author use the settings she does? What is the time period of the stories? How important is the time period to the attitudes and issues of the characters?
Essay Topic 2
Create a brief character study of Marvin Macy. 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 her, if anything, at this point in her life?
Essay Topic 3
Carson McCullers is famous for her use of shocking situations for her characters. Select three situations from any of the stories and explain why they fit into this classification.
This section contains 200 words
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