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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. Why does Sara-Kate have to pay the phone bill instead of her mother?
2. What does Alison say Sara-Kate stole?
3. Who/what does Hillary think made the elf village?
4. What subject makes Sara-Kate lash out in anger?
5. What does Hillary see Sara-Kate stealing from her father's garden?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Sara-Kate say the elves need no protection from the cold?
2. Why is Sara-Kate teased about her appearance at school?
3. How does Hillary train herself to see elves?
4. What makes Sara-Kate seem more mature in Hillary's eyes?
5. How is Hillary's home different than Sara-Kate's?
6. What is the only proof Hillary has that Sara-Kate lives with her mother?
7. What strikes Hillary as odd about her time at Sara-Kate's house?
8. What does Hillary's father spend most of his time at home doing, and why?
9. What rumor is spread about Sara-Kate's father, and how does Hillary respond to this?
10. What does Hillary start to do when she sees some ruined houses in the elf village, and how does Sara-Kate respond?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How did Hillary's relationship with Sara-Kate change over the course of the plot? What caused these changes, and what significance does this have to the outcome of the book?
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
How was Hillary able to let go of her old friends and cling to Sara-Kate? What does this reveal about her character?
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