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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Reverend Curtis do to the window in his office after he sees Kate through it the first time?
2. How is Enoch talented?
3. What habit of Kate Swift's catches Reverend Curtis' attention one morning as he sits at his desk?
4. What does Elmer believe the town thinks about him and his father?
5. What type of person does Seth think Helen ends up with?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
George Willard is present in most of the stories in this book. Who is George? How do you describe him? What role does George play in the book and for the other characters of Winesburg?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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