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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who else agrees to stay?
2. In what does Tony remain undaunted?
3. For what does Tony plea?
4. What is believed about Ed's candy sales?
5. To what does the family sit down?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Grandpa Vanderhof is the patriarch of the family.
Part 1) What was his previous career? Why does he leave this career?
Part 2) How does this decision affect the rest of the family?
Part 3) Do you agree with his view on life? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Alice and Tony meet at work.
Part 1) What is Tony's job? What is Alice's job? How does this make them compatible?
Part 2) Ironically, how does Alice's career make her odd, compared to the rest of her family?
Part 3) What draws Tony to Alice's family and vice versa? What are they lacking in their own lives that makes them fond of each other's families?
Essay Topic 3
Ton's parents arrive a day early to dinner.
Part 1) Why? What is Alice's reaction?
Part 2) How does the family try to make the best of the situation? Are they successful? Why or why not?
Part 3) Is their arrival disastrous for the other characters? Does their early arrival weaken or strengthen the family? Why?
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