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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Killer?
2. What do Harry and Wesley do when the Arab begins to play his harmonica?
3. Where did Kitty get the dress she is wearing?
4. Why does the sailor apologize to Kitty?
5. Krupp's job is interfering with his relationship with whom?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of life. Identify at least two themes about life in the book. Then cite an example to support each theme you name.
Essay Topic 2
Explain the concept of loneliness as it exhibits in the story. Which of the characters are lonely? Are they all lonely in some way? Explain the loneliness and the methods and attempts to overcome it.
Essay Topic 3
Create a brief character study on Nick. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him--if anything--at this point in his life?
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