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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. At the end of "Sophistication", how to George and Helen feel?
2. What does Ed believe is his only obstacle to get Belle to marry him?
3. Where does Enoch sometimes read?
4. Why does Enoch lock the woman in his building in his apartment?
5. What is Wash's job?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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"?
Essay Topic 3
Thinking about the episodes of violence in "Winesburg, Ohio", describe what the violence represents to the novel/characters. Analyze the symbolism of any weapons involved. How does Anderson use violence? What message is conveyed? How does violence develop the stories/characters?
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