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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why has Ferris visited the state in #129?
2. Who is Ferris' ex-wife?
3. What does Emily think Martin is doing with the children?
4. What does Mr. Brook find unusual about Madame Zilensky's home a few weeks after her arrival?
5. What is Madame Zilensky's claim to fame?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Create a brief character study of Amelia. What does she look like? What are her positive personality traits? What are some of her negative characteristics? What are her hopes and fears? What motivates her, if anything, at this point in her life?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
There are several events of foreshadowing in "Ballad of the Sad Cafe". Define foreshadowing. Cite at least two situations in the story that serve as foreshadowing.
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