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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Joe Valery's occupation?
2. Where does Aron spend most of his time at college?
3. What preserves the meat of a mastodon?
4. Where does Dessie go after closing her shop?
5. To whom does Adam talk most about his feelings regarding the war?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Samuel worry about his son, Tom?
2. How does Ethel learn the truth about Faye's death?
3. How does Adam feel after seeing Kate in the brothel, and what does he do?
4. Why does Kate keep pictures of her clients, and how does Adam feel about this?
5. What does Tom write in his letter to Will after Dessie's death?
6. What happens when Aron is alone with Abra?
7. How does Kate respond to hearing that Charles has left her an inheritance?
8. How does Cal discover that his mother is still alive?
9. What does Ethel want from Kate, and how does Kate respond to this?
10. What question does Cal ask Kate when he meets her?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Individuality and self expression were two things that were very important to some of the major characters in this book. What are some examples of this, and how did these instances alter the course of the plot?
Essay Topic 2
Cal endures many trials before the end of the book. What are some of these trials and what lessons did he learn through these experiences?
Essay Topic 3
Courage and fear were two attributes that were seen a number of times in this book. Where did they appear, and how did the presence of these feelings change the characters who were involved in those scenes?
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