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

Joseph Mitchell (writer)
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Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the owner of the restaurant in "Up in the Old Hotel"?

2. In "Rats on the Waterfront," how were the rats brought in?

3. What bad thing did Peggy say she did?

4. What was Peggy self-conscious about?

5. Which description matches the painting Joe was in?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

What role does the theme of anger play in Up in the Old Hotel and Other Stories? Describe at least three ways in which Mitchell develops this theme.

Essay Topic 2

Why is Hugh Flood a significant character? What characteristics are interesting in this subject? Why is it important to note that he is actually a compilation of different people Mitchell knows?

Essay Topic 3

Describe the painting that Joe Gould was in. What did this prove about Joe? Was he an exhibitionist? Would he have wanted his life to be portrayed in the way it is in Mitchell's stories? How do you know?

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