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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who watched Turtle while Taylor was away with Mattie?
2. What do Taylor and Esteban rent in Chapter 15?
3. Who do Lou Ann and her brother look to in order to view the future?
4. To where to Mattie, Taylor, Esteban and Esperanza go at the beginning of Chapter 12?
5. Where does Esteban claim Turtle was born while dealing with the adoption?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Turtle facilitates many changes in Taylor's character throughout the novel, yet Turtle herself is not a highly developed character. Why do you think this is? Could Turtle be a representative for something else? If so, what?
Essay Topic 2
Toward the end of the novel, Lou Ann moves on to another man. Do you believe that she and her new boyfriend will share a similar relationship to that of she and Angel? Why? Why not?
Essay Topic 3
Esteban and Angel are the most prominent male characters in text; however, they are very different from one another. Compare and contrast Angel and Esteban. What do they each symbolize in the novel?
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