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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Ray goes to talk to Hal, what does Hal say he is not?
2. At the end of this story, George is the last person in Winesburg to do what?
3. What are Tom's religious beliefs?
4. What does Ebenezer wear?
5. What is Tom's voice like?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does death affect the characters of this novel? Who fears death and why? Who talks about death and why? What does death mean to some of these characters? Most importantly, what does it represent?
Essay Topic 2
Religion appears throughout "Winesburg, Ohio". How is religion described and used in the novel? How are religious people set apart from the non-religious? Analyze the use of religion in this novel to discern what Anderson's message about religion may be.
Essay Topic 3
Sherwood Anderson is considered to be one of the fathers of Realism. Define the literary movement of Realism and explain how "Winesburg, Ohio" fits this definition.
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