Bastard Out of Carolina Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. When does Shannon Pearl reach Bone on the telephone?

2. What is the only story the children act out that they use Bone's cap for?

3. Where does Mama move herself and the girls after her family discovers that Bone has been abused by Glen?

4. After Bone refuses to return home, she compares Glen's eyes to what?

5. Aunt Alma's feet are "resting on a little pile of chopped black slats." What are the black slats?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

The book often mentions Glen's empty face or eyes. Explain what this means. Connect this to Glen's need to turn his face away from the camera when family pictures are being taken.

Essay Topic 2

As in "Bastard Out of Carolina," keeping secrets contributes in the continuation of abuse. Explain why people--both adults and children--keep abuse a secret. In your opinion, what is the best time for Bone to expose the secret and why?

Essay Topic 3

When Ruth dies, Mama cries that Ruth's worth was measured by having babies and that Mama's love was never enough for Ruth. Is Bone's love enough for Mama? Why or why not? Explain your answer.

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