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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 was Pelkie's first name?
2. What did Laura not like about the film about Germans?
3. What branch of the military was Gillette's friend in?
4. What was sold at the Keen Kutter exhibit?
5. What did Berta do for Laura?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did the editor say about Rolf Pelkie in a footnote?
2. What did Laura say was her main reason for taking the trip to San Francsico?
3. What did Laura write about Rolf Pelkie?
4. What was a big threat to the vineyard owners in the Santa Clara Valley?
5. What did Kreisler say about the treatment of soldiers in his unit?
6. What did Laura assure Almanzo of at the end of her letter about finances?
7. What was the private letter about?
8. Why did Laura ask her husband to send all further mail to Rose's house?
9. What about Goat Island was so intriguing to Laura?
10. What is the only negative comment Laura made about Gillette?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How did Laura's experience at the World Fair change her life for both good and bad?
Essay Topic 2
What did the title of this book mean? How was it significant to Laura's life and writings?
Essay Topic 3
How did Rose gain her education, and what did this indicate about her personality?
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