Afternoon of the Elves Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Janet Taylor Lisle
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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. What does Hillary's father spend most of his time doing?

2. Why does Sara-Kate say the elves won't show themselves to Hillary?

3. In Hillary's mind, what is the tin pan with water?

4. What is captivating to Hillary about Sara-Kate?

5. What rumor is spread about Sara-Kate's father?

Short Essay Questions

1. What rumor is spread about Sara-Kate's father, and how does Hillary respond to this?

2. What is Hillary most impressed with when she sees the elf village?

3. What does Sara-Kate say elf language sounds like?

4. How is Hillary's home different than Sara-Kate's?

5. Why is Sara-Kate teased about her appearance at school?

6. What does Hillary's mother say when she hears Hillary was playing with Sara-Kate?

7. What is the only proof Hillary has that Sara-Kate lives with her mother?

8. Why does Sara-Kate say the elves need no protection from the cold?

9. What strikes Hillary as odd about her time at Sara-Kate's house?

10. What makes Sara-Kate seem more mature in Hillary's eyes?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What role does symbolism play in the story and where does it appear? How is the plot altered by the presence of these symbols?

Essay Topic 2

What were some clues given of the real situation Sara-Kate was living in, and how did Hillary perceive these things?

Essay Topic 3

Many different characters in this book were persuaded to do things that they would not have done of their own accord. What are some of these instances, and how did persuasion affect the course of the plot?

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