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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. Whose inner thoughts is the reader privy to in Chapter 16?
2. Who threw Cecil out of the house?
3. What did Burr give Tiny Fran to leave?
4. What did Ruby lie to Jack about when they first met?
5. Who mediated between Ruby and Tiny Fran when they argued about June?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why did Jack think that Ruby's ghost had visited him in the night?
2. What did Roland do to Ruby's mule?
3. What does Burr do for Jack, and how does this save his life?
4. Why does Jack remove the sheets? Why does Burr think Jack has removed the sheets?
5. After the week they got to spend with her, why were Jack and Ruby so upset went June went home?
6. Who did Jack hire as a housekeeper, and what happened to make him fire the housekeeper?
7. Who did Tiny Fran blame for the way Roland turned out? Who did Jack and Burr blame?
8. What did Burr do for his father when he died?
9. After Ruby's spirit does not visit, what does Jack do the next day?
10. Why did Jack finally decide to hire a housekeeper?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Select a character, such as John Woodrow, Tiny Fran, or Ruby Pitt Woodrow, and explain there views regarding entitlement of status. Be sure to cite examples from the text.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the parenting styles of Ruby and Tiny Fran, being sure to mention:
a) The parenting that both women received from their mothers.
b) The amount of attention given to both Roland and June.
c) The roles of Jack and Burr as co-parents.
Be sure to cite examples from the text.
Essay Topic 3
After realizing her mistake for marrying John Woodrow, Ruby is too ashamed to return home. After waiting all night for Ruby's ghost to visit him, Jack is too ashamed to tell Burr and June why he is drinking in the morning and why the sheets are no longer on the bed. Explore these two character's feelings of shame and whether or not they are justified.
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