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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the youngest Walker feed his parents when they start to die?
2. What letter is initialed on the baby booties?
3. What does Barney say his daughter is like?
4. How does the narrator get Phil's attention?
5. What does the narrator say the back of Annette's head looks like when she first sees her?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the younger Walker try to save his parents from starvation?
2. How did Mr. Jeh survive when he first moved to San Francisco?
3. What does Mr. Jeh do with the money Gilbert gives him?
4. How does Jasmine live the rest of her life?
5. How does Paw Paw hope her friend can help Casey?
6. What does Casey realize about herself as Phil drives her through Chinatown?
7. How do Jasmine and Peony help the Walker family?
8. What has Phil done to ensure his family blends in with the white families?
9. Why do Jasmine and Peony cast a spell on the younger Walker brother?
10. What is Casey's life like with her father?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the difference between the younger generation in Chinatown and the older generation? How does the author express these differences? What effect do these differences have on the characters?
Essay Topic 2
How does Casey grow as a person through her relationship with Paw Paw? What does Paw Paw give Casey that Barney could never give her? What kind of person do you think Casey would have become if she had stayed with Barney?
Essay Topic 3
Identify the main themes of the story. In what way are these themes relevant to the period? How does the author use character and setting to express these themes?
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