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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. Where is Eden living at the end of the novel?
2. What year was the postcard from Jim dated that Andrew found in Edith's dresser drawer?
3. Where does Andrew go after he brings Eden back home in Chapter 4?
4. How long does Eden usually sleep at one time?
5. Who is Didi?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Andrew considered a hero in the town?
2. Why does Andrew feel he has let Billy down?
3. Where did Edith go after she tried to shoot Eden?
4. What does Andrew find in Eden's desk drawer?
5. Describe what happens when Andrew brings Eden to the pond.
6. How does Andrew feel about the baby he and Eden are expecting?
7. Why does Andrew visit Mr. O'Brien?
8. What does Eden tell Andrew that makes him think differently of Jim?
9. What does Andrew plan to do after he and Eden leave his mother's house?
10. Why does Andrew buy Eden sneakers?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze Eden's behavior as a young teen. What affect did her wildness have on Andy? How did he feel about her shoplifting and promiscuity? Provide specific examples to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
What role did Andrew's father have the night of the shooting? Why did he choose to hide the gun Edith used to kill Jim? Did he understand the true situation between Eden and Jim? Why or why not? Give examples from the book to support your discussion.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the role of Andrew's dream in helping him unravel the mystery of the night of the shooting. Why is Andrew haunted by this dream? What does he learn when he figures out the correct sequence of events? Quote the book to support your discussion.
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