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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. How old is the teen Audrey counsels?
2. Slip is where when the ladies arrive at her house to invite her out for a snowball fight?
3. At the party, Faith arrives and angrily pulls Wade away to see the kids do what?
4. When Grant came out to his parents, how did his father react?
5. Who comes to stay with Slip in the summer?
Short Essay Questions
1. Do you think it was right for Audrey to let Grant join the Angry Housewives book club?
2. How do the book club ladies rally, when Audrey and Slip fight?
3. What unusual turn does the book club meeting take, when Slip hosts it?
4. What is the major conflict after the circus?
5. How is Slip's illness reminiscent of the opening of the book and what could it mean in reference to the beginning of the book?
6. How did Faith's mother die?
7. Julia and Kari don't speak for over a year. What finally causes them to reconcile?
8. How does Fred's presence at the book club meeting affect Slip?
9. Was the accident that killed Faith's mother Faith's fault?
10. How does Merit feel about the man who watches her in the library?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Faith and her mother never have time to resolve their argument before the accident killed Faith's mother.
Part 1. Using two or more examples from the book, explain how you think the unresolved conflict with her mother affected Faith throughout the book?
Part 2. Write about a time when a friend or family member died. What do you wish you could have said to them? Did you have an unresolved conflict?
Essay Topic 2
Using a minimum of three examples from the story, one from the beginning, one from the middle and one from the end, describe which character you think changed the most, as the book went on, and in what ways they changed. Also, do you feel that their changes were for the better or for the worse and why?
Essay Topic 3
Perspective changes everything in the book. For example, Slip is mad at Faith over Faith's lying, until Slip's son points out that, from his perspective, Slip has led a charmed life and should cut Faith a little slack. Describe three situations from the book and how each situation was viewed differently by at least two characters.
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