A Frolic of His Own Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. Sitting with Basie, waiting for Oscar to finish physical therapy, Christina knows Oscar considers Basie as what?

2. According to Harry, why does Judge Crease give reporters the headline, "EVERY DOG ENTITLED TO ONE BITE, SAYS JUDGE?"

3. When does Jonathan Livingston change his name to Constantine Kiester?

4. How do Harry and Christina find Oscar trapped?

5. Why does James B. file a suit?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the complaint that is filed by Oscar?

2. What connection is made between Lily and the law clerk?

3. What has happened because of Spot's death?

4. What does Oscar plan to do with his play?

5. Why do Christina and Lily find Oscar staring blankly in the library?

6. What are the connections between the play and the movie?

7. What are Oscar's plans for his play?

8. What does Oscar do when he is served a subpoena? What does Christina think about this?

9. Why does Oscar want Christina to see the television?

10. Why does Oscar demand a subpoena of Kiester's records?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Oscar and Christina are siblings.

Part 1) Describe their relationship.

Part 2) Describe their similarities and differences. Explain why they have these similarities and differences.

Part 3) Compare and contrast their relationship with one another to their relationships with others.

Essay Topic 2

Oscar latches onto Button.

Part 1) Who is Button? Why does Oscar latch onto him? To what discovery does this lead?

Part 2) What is the connection between Button and Basie? Why is this important?

Part 3) How does this discovery affect Oscar and his case? Why does the author create Basie in this way?

Essay Topic 3

God has no place in law.

Part 1) Prove this statement to be true, according to the story.

Part 2) How else is religion woven throughout this story?

Part 3) What role does religion have in the decisions made by the characters? What might be the author's purpose for this?

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