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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 was going to be played at the evenings rehearsal?
2. Why didn't Kate have any power?
3. How did Kate break her leg?
4. What did Kate miss?
5. What did David do that Kate was unimpressed about?
Short Essay Questions
1. How was it evident that Dave loved Kate?
2. What was David making for dinner and who all was invited for dinner?
3. Why did the word "disaster" hover at the forefront of Kate's mind in regards to dinner?
4. What was the first thing that made Kate's heart flop for during the evening?
5. How did Kate look to Dave?
6. Why was Kate mad at David?
7. In what ways did Kate feel like she had fallen down the rabbit hole?
8. Why was it okay in David's mind to be tuned out?
9. What prompted Kate and Dave's closeness in the kitchen and resulted in Kate dropping her crutches?
10. Why did Kate get so worked up about her mom coming for dinner on Saturday?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Try to provide a reason why some people are work-a-holics. In what ways can working too hard contribute to a shorter life span? What kinds of health defects can occur from not taking proper care of oneself? Explain some ways people reduce stress after working very hard.
Essay Topic 3
Janet Evanovich juxtaposes many different characters along side each other in her novels. What do you think is the purpose of such juxtaposition? How well do you think Kate and Dave are suited to each other? Grace and Michael? Elsie and Gus? Explain your answers.
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