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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What strange luxury does Mother buy in the winter?
2. What is making the noise Mother hears when she gets home from the party?
3. What does Paul ask his mother on her birthday?
4. How much money did Paul win at the Lincoln races?
5. Where did Father go to school?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What role did money play in this short story, and do you agree with the message the author was trying to send through this inclusion of the theme of money?
Essay Topic 2
The characters in this book all had their own goals and motivations. Select four characters and write their main motivation throughout the book, and how this goal affected the characters around them.
Essay Topic 3
How did Mother treat her children, and what effect did this have on their behavior throughout the book?
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