Up in the Old Hotel and Other Stories Test | Final Test - Hard

Joseph Mitchell (writer)
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 98 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Up in the Old Hotel and Other Stories Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How old was Hugh Flood at the time the events Mitchell writes about occurred?

2. What crop does Dockery farm?

3. Mitchell believes that to Peggy, what purpose did the little girl serve?

4. What is the name of the community with the run-down cemetery?

5. Why was it illegal for people to harvest the bay in Andrew's story?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Who is the intended audience of Up in the Old Hotel and Other Stories? How do you know? Analyze the role diction and other literary devices play in shaping an ideal audience for this collection of short stories.

Essay Topic 2

Why did Mitchell lose interest in Joe Gould? What sparked his interest again?

Essay Topic 3

Which story in Up in the Old Hotel and Other Stories is the most remarkable? How does Mitchell make this story remarkable?

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 178 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Up in the Old Hotel and Other Stories Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
Up in the Old Hotel and Other Stories from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.