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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. In what class does Georgia get in trouble, in the May chapter?
2. How does Lindsay's neighbor respond to Jas's story?
3. What does Jas tell Georgia about her upcoming meeting with Robbie?
4. What does Lindsay claim Robbie said about Georgia?
5. What else does Georgia notice about Lindsay while she spies on her at her home?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who discovers Georgia at her house ditching school?
2. Why is Georgia mad at God at the end of the May chapter?
3. How does Georgia's relationship with Robbie resolve itself?
4. How does Georgia's first kiss with Robbie occur?
5. What are the important events that occur at Georgia's slumber party?
6. Why is Georgia angry with Jas at the end of the June chapter?
7. How do Georgia and Jas's friends feel about the argument between Jas and Georgia?
8. What does Georgia worry about at the end of the February chapter?
9. How did Robbie react when Jas asked if he was engaged?
10. Why did Robbie want to see Jas after school?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Georgia has a lot of difficulty relating to boys her own age, and is often awkward and self-conscious around them. Why do you think this is so? What might help Georgia to be more comfortable around boys her own age? Does going to an all-girls' school contribute to Georgia's awkwardness around boys her own age? Why or why not? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 2
One recurring theme in the novel is that just when Georgia is beginning to succeed, something happens that sets her back. What are some of the major events that fit this pattern? Why? What message was the author trying to convey via these events? What information is given, regarding Georgia's personality, by the way she handles these setbacks? 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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