The Bean Trees Test | 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. How many wishes does Taylor make while on her drive with Esteban and Esperanza?

2. What type of car does Taylor take in Chapter 13?

3. What does the Guatemalan police use telephones and electricity for?

4. Where does Lou Ann get a job?

5. What was keeping Lou Ann and Taylor awake at night in Chapter 11?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Growing up in Pittman, Kentucky, Taylor was often compared to Newt Harbine. After Newt's death, Taylor seemed determined to flee Pittman. Did she fear that she may end up like Newt? Do you believe that Taylor is similar to Newt? How? Why do you think this?

Essay Topic 2

It could be argued that the author takes a feminist's view of the world in the novel. Do you believe that the tone of the novel is that of a feminist? Why or why not? Be sure to include in text citations to support your claim.

Essay Topic 3

In Chapter 1, Taylor finds herself in a Cherokee Nation. Though Taylor and her mother's bother have Cherokee blood in them, Taylor seems disappointed with the town. Why does Taylor feels this way? Explain.

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