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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. What did Bess like to watch while on Telegraph Hill?
2. What did Laura write her account of the milk condensery on?
3. Where was Pelkie from?
4. What branch of the military was Gillette's friend in?
5. What animal at the exhibit did Laura call ugly but interesting?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why did Laura ask her husband to send all further mail to Rose's house?
2. What did Laura say about her life after seeing how hard Rose worked at her own job?
3. What did the editor say about Rolf Pelkie in a footnote?
4. What did Laura think about the Kreislers?
5. What is the only negative comment Laura made about Gillette?
6. What kind of machine did Laura see at the Fair that she thought would be beneficial to her farm?
7. What about Goat Island was so intriguing to Laura?
8. What did Rose say in a postcard about the dog show she and Laura went to?
9. What did Laura say was her main reason for taking the trip to San Francsico?
10. What injury did Laura incur while in San Francisco?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Belonging and security were two themes present in this book. Where did these themes appear, and which people were most motivated by them?
Essay Topic 2
What were Laura's feelings about intimacy and marriage, and what events in her life led her to these ideals?
Essay Topic 3
Sacrifice was a theme that was very prevalent in this book. Who were the people most affected by this theme, and how did they allow sacrifice to change their lives?
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