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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. How long has the snowstorm by David's house lasted?
2. How does David think his father got lost?
3. What does Shlemiel think woke him up?
4. What does Mrs. Shlemiel make for Hanukkah?
5. What does Yenta's signature look like?
Short Essay Questions
1. What helps David get back to his house?
2. How does a jar of chicken fat rip and stain Lemel's coat?
3. What three things does Mrs. Shlemiel ask of her husband before she leaves for the market?
4. Why does Shlemiel not drink water from the well after eating the jam?
5. What does Shlemiel dream about while his wife is at the market?
6. What surprising questions does an Elder ask after Lemel and Yenta have a baby?
7. What does David do before releasing the devil's tail from his door?
8. What wakes Shlemiel up while his wife is away, and what does he do?
9. What does David demand of the devil when his tail is caught in the door?
10. What happens as David returns to his house?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Power and greed are two common themes in this book. Where do they appear, and how do they differ in their manifestations?
Essay Topic 2
Shame and propriety are common themes throughout this book. What are some of the instances where these themes are present, and why are they so important to the characters involved?
Essay Topic 3
Interesting advice is given and received in these stories. What are some examples of this advice, and what are the consequences of it?
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