Elsewhere Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Gabrielle Zevin
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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 Lucy?

2. What is Curtis's job in Elsewhere?

3. What is the name of the girl with Lizzie when she wakes up at the beginning of the book?

4. What is the Sneaker Clause?

5. What does Lucy pretend to feel better at the beginning of the book?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Lizzie deal with her death when she first wakes up in the book?

2. Who is Betty, and how does she know Lizzie?

3. Who is Curtis, and how does Lizzie know him?

4. Why is it strange for Lucy to be telling us things at the beginning of the book?

5. What does Lizzie want to tell her family when she first prepares to contact them?

6. What is surprising to Lizzie about the captain of the Nile?

7. What does Lizzie get an invitation to, and what does she do about it?

8. What do Curtis, Lizzie, and Thandie all have in common at the beginning of the book?

9. Why is Lizzie so upset when she learns how people age in Elsewhere?

10. What is Lizzie's first dream in Elsewhere?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

How did Lizzie change when he was around his family and when he was around his friends, and what caused these changes?

Essay Topic 2

Sacrifice was a theme that was very prevalent in this book. Who were the characters most affected by this theme, and how did they allow sacrifice to change their lives?

Essay Topic 3

How do animals fit into this plot, and how is their place in this plot different than other books of this nature?

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