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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Bruce feel about eating by candlelight?
2. What type of flowers has Lola used for a floral arrangement?
3. What does Doc tell Lola she can no longer use?
4. What does Lola admire about her home tonight?
5. Who is Ed Anderson?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the taboo of pre-marital sex in the 1950s. Compare and contrast pre-marital sex in America during the 1950s to pre-marital sex in America today. What major changes have occurred, both positive and negative?
Essay Topic 2
The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of loss. Identify at least two themes about loss in the book. Then cite an example to support each theme you name.
Essay Topic 3
Alcohol abuse seems to be an unnamed character in the book. How pervasive is the abuse? Why does it have such a prevalent place in the characters' lives? How does it affect the abusers? How does it affect those impacted by the abusers? Explain how an inanimate object or characteristic can be a character.
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