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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What distracts everyone from Betty's news?
2. What has Betty never enjoyed?
3. What does Betty ask from Clive after the fight with Mrs. Sanders is broken up?
4. What does Lin ask Victoria after Edward goes back to work?
5. When Edward blames something on Joshua, how does Clive respond?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Although many of the conflicts are internalized within the characters, there are some external conflicts within the plot. What is one of the most crucial external conflict in Cloud 9? Why is this conflict so important?
Essay Topic 2
Loyalties are demonstrated between Joshua and Clive and Edward and Victoria, while it is missing in many of the other relationships. What role did the concept of loyalty have in the novel? What did the lack of loyalty contribute to the story line? Would the story have changed if there were more loyalties amongst the characters?
Essay Topic 3
Mothering and nurture is a theme in the story. Pick any two mothers and compare their parenting style. How are they different? How are they the same? How is their relationship with their children? Does the relationship they have with their children correlate to their parenting techniques? Explain your answer.
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