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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Helen's medical condition?
2. What is the setting for the story?
3. What is Nick's demeanor toward Marjorie?
4. What type of vacation is Nick taking in this story?
5. How was Nick injured?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Create a character study of Nick's father. What are his physical characteristics? What are his motivations? What are his fears? What are his dreams? What else can you say about Nick?
Essay Topic 2
Explain the racial discrimination in the area surrounding Petoskey, Michigan. How is it displayed? What is the racial demographic of Petoskey? How does Nick perceive the discrimination against the Indians? Does he ever perpetuate it? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
THE NICK ADAMS STORIES is a classic chronology of growing from a boy into a man. What does that classification entail? Why does this book fit into this category? Explain.
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