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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. Why doesn't Georgia stop talking to Rosie, Ellen, and Jools during her fight with Jas?
2. What does Georgia think is odd about her mother's behavior around Jem?
3. Who rings the doorbell at the beginning of the February chapter?
4. Who calls Georgia at the beginning of the July chapter?
5. Who is missing in the July chapter?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Jas tell Lindsay's neighbor when he wants to know what she and Georgia are doing?
2. Why is Georgia the talk of her school in the June chapter?
3. Why is Georgia angry with Jas at the end of the June chapter?
4. What was Georgia's dream about her father at the beginning of the May chapter?
5. How does Georgia's relationship with Robbie resolve itself?
6. What does Georgia worry about at the end of the February chapter?
7. Why does Georgia have to wash her mother's robe?
8. What happens that gets Georgia in trouble at school, in the May chapter?
9. Why did Robbie want to see Jas after school?
10. How do Georgia and Jas's friends feel about the argument between Jas and Georgia?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Georgia and her friends have scoring systems for many things. They use a numerical scale to gauge their appearances, how far they have gone with a boy, etc. Does this seem like a practical system? Why do you think they chose to do so? What are the drawbacks to using such a system? Who gets hurt as a result? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 3
Georgia changes and matures in several ways throughout the novel. What are some of the more significant changes that occur in Georgia's character? What makes these changes more significant than others? Are there events that act as catalysts to bring about these changes, or is each one a gradual process? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
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