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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the setting for this story?
2. What is a quirky habit that Mr. Brook notices about Madame Zilensky's children?
3. Who is Ferris' fiance?
4. With what college is Mr. Brook associated?
5. Mr. Brook skipped out on a faculty trip to __________.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
"Ballad of the Sad Cafe" is a classic story of love and betrayal. What does that classification entail? Why does this story fit into this category? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Disappointment takes on an almost human persona in these stories. What is this literary technique called? Cite examples that support this position.
Essay Topic 3
Explain the significance of the book's title. What did the author mean by calling the THE BALLAD OF THE SAD CAFE? Cite an example to support your answer.
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