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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In which street is Carlo Strasser's New York apartment?
2. Where did Wright get off his boat instead of San Francisco?
3. What is Albert talking to Klara about in this section?
4. How does Jane travel to her apartment?
5. Which of the following celebrities are watching Lenny Bruce in Mister Kelly's?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the author describe Lenny Bruce?
2. What do Miles and Klara do together int his section?
3. What is Marian doing at the beginning of this section?
4. How does Manx react to the super's accusations that he stole the shovels?
5. Describe Moonman's work,
6. What is the relationship Klara has with Miles?
7. Describe Lenny Bruce's performance in New York in October 1962?
8. What does this section state about Klara's life in the Bronx?
9. What does this section say about how society is changing?
10. How does Manx feel when he talks about the baseball?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In what way is Nick typical of New York? How has being from New York shaped his character?
Essay Topic 2
Identify the main themes of the story. In what way are these themes relevant to the period? How does the author use character and setting to express these themes?
Essay Topic 3
What significance do the following events have on the story and the lives of the characters?
1. The 1951 bomb testing.
2. The 1951 world series game.
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