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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. By what name does Roy refer to his father?
(a) Big Roy.
(b) Randolph.
(c) Howard.
(d) Henry.

2. What color ribbons were tied on trees to recognized those lost or killed due to the serial killer in Atlanta in the 1970s?
(a) Pink.
(b) Yellow.
(c) White.
(d) Blue.

3. After how long in prison is Roy's case finally overturned?
(a) Five years.
(b) Three years.
(c) Two years.
(d) Seven years.

4. What does Andre say is something that he and "any of us" never doubted in Part Two: "Prepare a Table for Me" (96)?
(a) Celestial's love for Roy.
(b) Roy's ambition.
(c) Roy's innocence.
(d) Roy's love for Celestial.

5. Roy says in Part One: "Bridge Music" that "home isn't where you land; home is where you" what (4)?
(a) "Launch."
(b) "Stay."
(c) "Live."
(d) "Begin."

Short Answer Questions

1. Who played the piano at Roy and Celestial's wedding?

2. What town is Roy from?

3. What is Andre's last name?

4. How old was Andre when his parents divorced?

5. In one of his letters to Celestial in Part One: "Bridge Music," Roy describes a prisoner who died yesterday because no one would give him what?

Short Essay Questions

1. When and where did Andre introduce Roy to Celestial? What became of it?

2. Why does Roy write to "Mr. D" in Part One: "Bridge Music"?

3. What did Roy reveal to Celestial at the Piney Woods? How did she respond?

4. What surprising discovery does Roy write to Celestial about his cellmate Walter?

5. How does Andre describe his feelings for Celestial in high school?

6. How does Celestial respond to Andre's proposal?

7. How does Roy describe Walter when he first becomes his cell mate?

8. What does Celestial and Roy's unborn child represent symbolically?

9. How would you characterize the early letters between Roy and Celestial in Part One: "Bridge Music"?

10. How does Andre propose to Celestial?

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