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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does the woman want the tree to be twice as tall as a boy?
2. After the woman and Truman receive the whiskey from Mr. Haha Jones, the woman describes Mr. Jones as what type of man?
3. Who is exhausted and sad after sending off the last fruitcake?
4. Who is Abner Packer?
5. Who offers to buy the Christmas tree?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Who is your favorite character in A Christmas Memory? What benefits does this character bring to the story? Without this character in the story, how would things be different? Name some things that might remain the same if this character did not exist.
Essay Topic 2
Describe the mood in each section of A Christmas Memory starting with Section 1 and ending with Section 3. What type of events create the mood in each corresponding section? Are the moods the same in each section? Why or why not? By the end of the book, has the mood changed for the better or worse?
Essay Topic 3
There are some uses of symbolism in A Christmas Memory. Name two instances where the author uses a particular object or event to symbolize something else and explain why you think this symbolism was used.
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