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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Lemel put his last gift from Yenta?
2. What does David threaten to do if the devil does not do what David asks?
3. What does Yenta's signature look like?
4. What is Shmelkicha told to do about her daughters in bed?
5. What is the last gift Yenta gives Lemel?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Shlemiel dream about while his wife is at the market?
2. What lie does Mrs. Shlemiel tell her husband, and how does she justify herself?
3. What helps David get back to his house?
4. What does David decide to do when both of her parents are missing?
5. Why do Shmelka's daughters refuse to get out of bed one day?
6. What happens as David returns to his house?
7. What do the Elders say when they hear about what happened at Shlemiel's house?
8. How does David feel while he is out in the storm?
9. What surprising questions does an Elder ask after Lemel and Yenta have a baby?
10. How does the story "The Devil's Trick" begin?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Fear is experienced a number of times in these stories by different characters. What are some of these instances, and how does fear affect the characters in the book?
Essay Topic 2
Which character did you relate with the most in this book? Why is this? How does this character change in the story?
Essay Topic 3
Aaron endures many different trials before the end of his story. What are some of these trials and what lessons does he learn through these experiences?
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