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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Mr. Haha Jones consider to be a waste of whiskey?
2. How much is the final offer for the tree?
3. What type of voice does the woman use at best to talk to Mr. Haha Jones?
4. Who does Truman describe as a giant?
5. What type of eyes does Truman say Mr. Haha Jones has?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Would you consider the woman or Truman to be the protagonist character in the book? Why? Name at least two characters that would be the antagonist and why you consider them as someone that is against either Truman or the woman.
Essay Topic 2
In A Christmas Memory, Truman talks about the scrapbooks that he and the woman keep. He mentions that the items in the scrapbooks make them feel connected. Name two items found in the scrapbook and how they "connect" the woman and Truman to the world. What other things in the story seem to connect the woman and Truman to the world that they don't really know? How? Do you think Truman wants to see more of the world? Why or why not? Do you think the woman wants to see more of the world? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Why do you think that making fruitcakes was beneficial and essential for the woman to accomplish each season? Did Truman get the same benefits from making fruitcakes? What character changes and improvements did Truman experience from being involved with the fruitcake making?
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