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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where do the sounds of Mexico City take Colonel Freeleigh back to?
2. Who does Bill remind Helen of?
3. How old is Helen Loomis?
4. What does Douglas decide must be the ending to his journal entry that some day he must do?
5. How does the empty mason jar make Douglas feel?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe how Mr. Jonas and Douglas can be considered kindred souls. Use examples from the text to support your answer. Do you believe this meshing of minds and souls is what led to Douglas' healing? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Describe in detail the changes Douglas undergoes throughout the novel. Use specific details from the novel to support your description. Do you believe the changes were for the positive? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
The overall tone of this novel could be described as enchanting childhood summers. What examples from the text support this tone? Are there events that do not support this tone? If so what are they? If not, why do you think there are none?
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