A Salty Piece of Land Test | 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. In his letter to Willie Singer, Tully tells him a guy from __________ is coming to Lost Boys.

2. What do Tully and Dawn toast to with champagne?

3. What did the note say that Dawn stuck on Tully's door?

4. How much was stolen from Tully's pocket while he slept on the beach at Tulum?

5. Willie Singer flies his plane under the ______________.

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the connection between Tully and Donna Kay Dunbar?

2. How was Tully inadvertently a matchmaker for Donna Kay and Clark?

3. What happens when the wind starts blowing through the tree house in Chapter 9?

4. What does Ix-Nay tell Tully about the fishing spot called Quiet Time?

5. What does Donna Kay tell Tully in the tree house?

6. How do Bucky Norman and Kirk Patterson meet each other?

7. How is the singer Tex Sex involved with the Lost Boys Fishing Lodge?

8. What is the unusual motif for the party that Tully attends with Dawn?

9. Who are the Stilton twins?

10. What was the unusual business that Archie Mercer had in Orlando?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the themes of journeys and transitions in the novel.

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the theme of second chances used throughout the novel with several different characters.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the thematic importance of each of the following characters: Cleopatra Highbourne, Dawn Barston, and Bucky Norman.

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