Sister Carrie Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 154 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Sister Carrie Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 154 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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. Who introduces Carrie to Mr. Ames?

2. What does Carrie do in response to the increasing despondency shown by Hurstwood?

3. What kind of job does Carrie think she would like to have now that Hurstwood is out of work?

4. What does Carrie decide to do when she hears that their savings is almost gone?

5. How long does Hurstwood stay in the hospital?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Carrie feel about Mr. Ames when she first meets him?

2. Why is Hurstwood unable to find employment after his saloon in New York closes?

3. Who does Hurstwood think will notice his absence first after he leaves with Carrie?

4. Why does Carrie not get to spend any of Hurstwood's extra money on new clothing for herself?

5. How does Hurstwood respond to the news of Carrie's theatrical success?

6. What does Hurstwood do after his first two days working as a trolley driver?

7. What makes Carrie feel less guilt about leaving Hurstwood the way she did?

8. Why is Carrie so surprised about being able to find a job so fast in New York?

9. What is Carrie doing at the end of the book?

10. What happens when Carrie is given a silent role in a play?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Hurstwood's foolhardy and selfish nature wreaked havoc throughout the entire book. What are some examples of this foolish behavior, and how did these actions affect the characters around him? Do you think the author was sending a message through Hurstwood's behavior? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

Despair was a theme that was placed in a number of sensitive places in this plot. What are some of these places, and what role did despair play in this book?

Essay Topic 3

What did Carrie learn about herself from her confrontations with potential employers and how did these interaction cause her to change?

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