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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 is Kate's preferred morning beverage?
2. What fictional character did the old lady remind Kate of?
3. How long had Kate and David been neighbors?
4. What vitamin does Dave ask Kate if she takes?
5. What does Elsie think about David?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was interesting to note about their first kiss?
2. What impresses Kate about David?
3. Why wouldn't anyone think that Kate did drugs?
4. What kinds of images were evoked with the thought of removing Kate's dress?
5. Why is David so bent out of shape about breakfast?
6. Why did Elsie have to lie about her age?
7. Explain why Elsie could think David is a spy.
8. What about the hole made Kate fearful?
9. Why didn't Elsie like the senior citizens home?
10. How did Kate feel about Elsie?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast Elsie and Kate. What kinds of people are they? Who is most likely to get in trouble, and why? Who would you most want on your side in a fight, and why?
Essay Topic 2
The author makes many allusions to popular comic book and cartoon characters. What does this say about the author's personality? Which character do you think the author would most identify with? Provide at least three reasons why you think this is the case.
Essay Topic 3
In terms of literature, what kind of character is Kate? What about Dave? Could both be considered the same kind of character? Why or why not? Is Kate the only kind of character like this in the novel? If so, why do you think that is? If not, who else can be considered to possess the same character description?
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