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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 saves Betty from the condition she finds herself in after returning to her body?
2. In the garden, Betty recognizes the spirits as what?
3. What does Betty experience after her spirit slips back into her body?
4. How does Betty react to what the council of men tells her?
5. What does the council of men tell Betty?
Short Essay Questions
1. Through the love she experiences as she bids farewell to the heavenly realm, what does Betty conclude regarding the significance of each soul?
2. Describe why a particular drunken man shown to Betty is regarded highly in the spirit world.
3. How does Betty compare her death to a graduation?
4. What happens after Betty makes her decision before the council of men?
5. Why does Betty meet with a council of twelve men?
6. Summarize what Betty says about what we can take with us from this life to the spirit world.
7. How does Betty use symbolism in this chapter?
8. Who is the baby Betty and her husband adopt, and how is it that Betty already knows her?
9. Describe how Betty feels upon returning to her body.
10. Summarize what Betty writes about expressing gratitude in prayer.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast Betty's family life when she's a child and when she's an adult. Why does family becomes so important to her as an adult? How does she create with her husband and children what she missed as a child?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the relationship between Betty and her husband, Joe.
1. How does Joe react to Betty's story and experiences?
2. Why does he react this way? Use what you know about their relationship to support your answers.
Essay Topic 3
By the end of the story, Betty has undergone a major transformation. Analyze at least three separate transformations she goes through. Include her student-to-teacher transition as one of these transformations. Support your analyses with examples from the book.
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