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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Anne do when her father becomes an invalid?
2. How do Adam, Anne and Jack spend the evening?
3. Who is with Adam at the time of Coffee's visit?
4. What does Willie want for Tom?
5. How does Jack find out about what happened between Adam and Coffee?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
If Jack's mother has always been in love with Judge Irwin, why didn't she marry him, especially when she became pregnant? Why would Jack's mother suffer through a string of inferior men as husbands? What price did she pay in order to keep Jack ignorant about the identity of his real father?
Essay Topic 2
Who is the character with the most moral fiber in the story? Do you think there is one character who will not be manipulated or used in some way for personal gain? Is there one character, besides Willy, who will stoop to almost anything to get what he/she wants no matter what the personal cost?
Essay Topic 3
The author has fun with the names of some of the characters such as Sugar Boy, Sen Sen Puckett and Tiny Duffy. Explain how these characters got their names. Why are the names appropriate for each one? Can you imagine them as being called anything else? Why or why not?
This section contains 319 words
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