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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is included with each piece of artwork sold during the second trip to Tucson?
2. How many Gracela sisters were there?
3. Between which two versions of Codi is her father having difficulty distinguishing?
4. What is Homer having trouble with, beginning in Chapter 15?
5. Who votes Codi teacher of the year?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explore how Codi's isolation because of her mother's death and her father's prejudices affected her relationship with her sister. Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 2
Compare Codi's family with Loyd's family. What are the significant differences? Are there any similarities? What does Codi learn because of her interactions with them? Is it odd that two people from such different backgrounds would consider starting a family together? Why or why not? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 3
Examine Kingsolver's portrayal of male and female characters. Are there major differences between the way male and female characters are depicted? What are the similarities? Are there any exceptions to the general rule? What can we infer about the author because of the manner in which she chose to depict her characters? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
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