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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 got injured during the beach vacation?
2. How often has Jack mentioned the lie that Ruby told him when they first met?
3. Why did Burr's parents not want to come to his wedding?
4. Who was always trying to save people's souls?
5. When did Tiny Fran leave Burr?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why were the townspeople afraid of Ruby?
2. What did Burr do for his father when he died?
3. Why did Frances get mad at Ruby during Tiny Fran's wedding?
4. What does Burr do for Jack, and how does this save his life?
5. After the week they got to spend with her, why were Jack and Ruby so upset went June went home?
6. Who was Tiny Fran's favorite child, and how did she treat the other one?
7. What did Roland finally get arrested for?
8. How did Tiny Fran leave Burr?
9. Who informed June about menstruation, and why?
10. What did the other migrant workers criticize Ruby for?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explore Jack's feelings regarding the concept of home, and why he didn't want to take Ruby's portion of the Pitt farm inheritance.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the appearances of religion, including spirituality, within the text. How is religion portrayed? Is it a positive or negative force within the text?
Essay Topic 3
Race relations come up within the story. Describe African-American roles within the story and argue whether these characters are portrayed realistically or stereotypically.
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