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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What vehicle did they drive to the bingo hall?
2. What was a sign of mental instability?
3. How many tally marks did they make on Kate's cast?
4. What was a poor choice of words for Howie?
5. How many hours after Kate had gotten up did Dave?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain how Kate's stubbornness is her greatest flaw and her greatest strength. How is this personality trait both desirable and unattractive? Would you like this kind of trait in your boyfriend/girlfriend? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Explain the symbolism of the kittens. What does her kitten represent to Kate? Why is she so distraught when the kitten is missing? Speculate on the gifts of multiple kittens. What kind of symbol do you think this could represent?
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