Final Test - Hard
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This test consists of 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Essay Topic 1
The author uses more than one iteration on the motif of life-death-life. Identify at least two motifs about life-death-life in the book. Then cite an example to support each answer.
Essay Topic 2
Create a brief character study on Mrs. Macauley. 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 3
The role of a melting pot of characters is an important element in this story. Why is the concept of America and patriotism important in the story? What message is Saroyan trying to convey by incorporating people of different ethnicities into the work?
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