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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Elmer believe the town thinks about him and his father?
2. When Ray goes to talk to Hal, what does Hal say he is not?
3. When the traveling salesman visits the store, what does Elmer do?
4. What is Tom's voice like?
5. Why does Enoch lock the woman in his building in his apartment?
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
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
A variety of occupations are represented in this novel. Choose four occupations and describe the characters that hold these jobs. What is symbolic about these careers and what do they represent in "Winesburg, Ohio"?
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