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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 does Mike see written on his napkin at the restaurant?
2. What does Mike tell Rogette he will do if he ever sees her on the street?
3. What is the name of the greenhouse where Mike goes to find Helen Auster?
4. Mike sees an inordinate amount of the letters K and ______________ in the phone book.
5. What color is the shorts outfit that Mattie wears to the picnic?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is significant about the sudden disappearance of the refrigerator magnets?
2. Who does John Storrow invite to an impromptu party after hearing the good news about Mattie's inheritance?
3. Why does Mrs. Meserve resign as Mike's housekeeper and what is Mike's reaction to her resignation?
4. What does Bill tell Mike about why people don't like Mike's being back in the area?
5. In what way do Max and Rogette terrorize Mike after his sensory experience regarding the young Negro boy?
6. What does Kyra intuit at the Fryeburg County Fair scenario that Mike does not pick up on?
7. What horrible acts is Mike driven to commit on Kyra and himself?
8. What links all the deaths which have occurred on the TR?
9. How does Jo help Mike during his assault by Max and Rogette?
10. Why does Mike struggle with the feelings that are growing for Mattie?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Create a brief character study of Sara Tidwell. What did she look like? What were her positive personality traits? What were her dreams and fears? What was most valuable to her in her world?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the overall setting for the story. Why does the author use the setting he does? What is the time period of the story? How important is the time period to the attitudes and issues of the characters?
Essay Topic 3
Create a brief character study of Mattie. What did she look like? What were her positive personality traits? What were her dreams and fears? What was most valuable to her in her world?
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