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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. Who writes the foreword?
2. What does a boy tell Temple she does not have?
3. What word does a girl tell Temple to repeat?
4. What is the name of Temple's old school?
5. What is it called when a autistic child starts a movement and cannot stop it?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Temple define autism?
2. Who is William Carlock?
3. Why should people be cautious when introducing autistic children to pets?
4. What does Temple's mother say about Temple in her letter to a psychologist?
5. In what way was Temple a difficult child?
6. How does Mr Brookes help Temple in Chapter 9?
7. Where does Temple find temporary relief from her nerve attacks?
8. How does Temple use visual images to help her in daily life?
9. How does Temple get on working with the cowboys and the cattle in Chapter 12?
10. In what way does Temple misbehave at private school?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Identify the main themes of the story. Why do you think these themes are so important to the story? How does Temple use character and setting to express these themes?
Essay Topic 2
Using examples from the book, discuss the reasons why autism is connected with creativity and original thought.
Essay Topic 3
How is Temple's book important in changing people's perceptions of mental illness? How much does it help that she is a well established doctor? What dangers are there in people connecting such illnesses with high achievers?
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