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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Helen and Seth go for a walk, how does Helen feel about Seth?
2. What is Wash's job?
3. When Ray is buying groceries, what does he tell Hal?
4. When Ray goes to talk to Hal, what does Hal say he is not?
5. In the story, "Drink," where does Tom move from?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does the farm work as a setting in "Winesburg, Ohio"? Discuss the use of the farm as a setting, including the emotions connected with farms, family obligation, events tied to farms and the symbolic language used to describe farms.
Essay Topic 2
Many of the characters in "Winesburg, Ohio" move to Winesburg. Compare and contrast the reasons why some of these characters move to Winesburg, as well as what the move and Winesburg means to them. How are these characters used in the novel, especially compared to the Winesburg natives?
Essay Topic 3
The format of "Winesburg, Ohio" is unique. How does this format help Anderson convey his message about the people of Winesburg? Is this an effective device? How does the format help or hurt the stories of these characters?
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