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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where do Helen and George walk to at the end of "Sophistication"?
2. What does Elmer believe the town thinks about him and his father?
3. How do the people of Winesburg feel about Reverend Curtis Hartman's sermons?
4. What does Ebenezer wear?
5. How is Enoch talented?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Select two stories that feature the same character (other than George Willard). How is the character represented in each story? What is the character's role? Is there any growth in the character? What accounts for these differences? What does this character mean to the novel overall?
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
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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