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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 conclusion do Georgia and Jas reach about the relationship between Robbie and Lindsay?
2. What does Jas tell Lindsay's neighbor about what they are doing at her home?
3. What does Tom ask Georgia during the slumber party?
4. What announcement does Mum make at the end of the July chapter?
5. How does Georgia react to her teacher's answer?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Georgia worry about at the end of the February chapter?
2. Why is Georgia angry with Jas at the end of the June chapter?
3. What does Jas tell Lindsay's neighbor when he wants to know what she and Georgia are doing?
4. Who discovers Georgia at her house ditching school?
5. What are the important events that occur at Georgia's slumber party?
6. Why do Georgia and Jas conclude that Robbie doesn't like Lindsay?
7. How does Georgia's relationship with Robbie resolve itself?
8. Why did Robbie want to see Jas after school?
9. Why is Georgia mad at God at the end of the May chapter?
10. What is Georgia's plan in the April chapter?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine the relationship between Georgia and Libby. Does Libby have any qualities that remind Georgia of herself? If so, what are they? Why does Georgia take such comfort in her little sister? What are some of Libby's more annoying qualities? Why does Georgia allow Libby to sleep in her bed? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 2
Angus is in the novel's title, and plays a significant role throughout the course of the novel. Why is he so significant? What is his relationship to Georgia? Why did she choose to have such a difficult and wild pet? In what ways does she identify with Angus? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 3
In many ways, this novel is a coming-of-age tale. Examine the ways in which the novel documents Georgia's passage into womanhood. What are the major changes that occur in her character during the course of the novel? Is there anything about her that doesn't change? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
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