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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 does Betty say regarding reaching out and tending to the needs of others?
2. What is the outcome of Betty's partial hysterectomy procedure?
3. Betty says that we are at our most self-centered when we are:
4. What term does Betty use to describe the waters in the garden?
5. At the hospital, Betty asks for a room with a window because ever since she was a child, she's had:
Short Essay Questions
1. Why did Betty not listen to the advice of her doctors who wanted her to have an abortion?
2. Why does Betty need to have a partial hysterectomy?
3. What are Betty's first impressions upon being released from her body?
4. Discuss some of the points Betty makes about the power we have to affect our own health.
5. How has Betty's perspective changed in this chapter?
6. What can our illnesses teach us?
7. Contrast what Betty learns about God first at the Catholic boarding school and later at Brainard Indian Training School.
8. Describe the garden setting.
9. Before this particular hospital stay where she is scheduled for a partial hysterectomy, Betty was admitted to the hospital for another reason. What was that reason?
10. How does Betty feel at night as she recovers at the hospital following her surgery?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Summarize Betty's experience of traveling through a tornado-like black mass as she transitions from life on earth to life in heaven.
1. What does she see, hear, feel, and experience within this mass?
2. What does she see at the end of this tunnel?
Essay Topic 2
How do individuals treat Betty in heaven? Compare and contrast the treatment she experiences in the spiritual world with the treatment she receives:
1. As a child in boarding school.
2. As an adult with her husband and children.
Essay Topic 3
Explain how Betty uses imagery to bring to life a realm that is foreign to her readers.
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