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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the only story the children act out that they use Bone's cap for?
2. What is Granny busy with when Mama was growing up?
3. What happens to Bone after the funeral?
4. Who manages the Woolworth's store?
5. Where is Uncle Earle in Chapter 13?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Bone says that "things come apart so easily when they have been held together with lies." What are the results when the relatives learn of Bone's physical abuse? Ultimately, is it a good or bad thing? If it had not happened, would Bone have been raped or not? Explain your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Mama makes many decisions in the book--marrying Glen, leaving him, going back to him, and staying with him in the end. Describe the thoughts she probably had and what her choices are. Choose one of her major decisions and write a supportive argument for what she decides.
Essay Topic 3
Read the quote by James Baldwin at the beginning of the book. Discuss in detail how this applies to "Bastard Out of Carolina."
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