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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Mr. Brook do about Madame Zilensky's lies?
2. Why has Ferris visited the state in #129?
3. Who is Martin's wife?
4. How is Bitsy dressed in the story?
5. Where does Ferris agree to meet his ex-wife?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses some important instances of flashbacks to create "Ballad of the Sad Cafe." Explain what a flashback is and cite at least two making sure to explain what makes each a flashback.
Essay Topic 2
"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 3
Describe some of the settings for the story. What is the overall setting? Be sure to include geography, time period, and any pertinent popular culture events. Why did the author choose to use these places in the story?
This section contains 179 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)