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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

Bone asks her mother if she looks like her father who she doesn't have contact with. Mama refuses to answer. According to Bone, what she really wants from her mother is her story, "the place where she had made herself different from all her brothers and sisters and shut her mouth on her life." Explain what Bone means by this statement.

Essay Topic 2

Describe the role of religion in Bone's life. Compare it to the role religion plays in Shannon's life.

Essay Topic 3

Hunger is another strong feeling evident in "Bastard Out of Carolina." Compare and contrast Bone's physical hunger when the family has no food with the angry, rage-filled hunger she feels at the Woolworth's and at the Waddell's.

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