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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Ellen vow to do if her grandmother starts to die?
2. What will Ellen miss the most about her grandmother's house?
3. What is Starletta fascinated with at Ellen's new home?
4. When Ellen does not go to her grandmother's funeral, what does Dora tell her?
5. Who is Julia?
Essay Topic 1
In what ways does addiction manifest itself in Ellen's story? How does Ellen cope with the addiction around her?
Essay Topic 2
Ellen describes her 11th birthday in detail in the text. Why is this birthday significant to Ellen and her journey to her new life? How does Ellen previously celebrate her birthdays?
Essay Topic 3
The author's use of foreshadowing and flashbacks was prevalent throughout the novel. List 3-5 examples of the author's use of these literary elements and how they were effectively used by the author.
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