Final Test - Hard
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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?
THE HUMAN COMEDY is set in 1942 during World War II. What impact did this major event have on Saroyan? What impact did it have on his work, especially this novel. Explain.
What is your interpretation of the book's title, THE HUMAN COMEDY? Does Saroyan mean to imply that these characters are having a good time? Or is there a message he wants the reader to learn from reading about the characters? Or is it something else entirely? Support your answer with examples if possible.
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