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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. Which of the following does Temple say she needs?
2. What is the name of the ride that gives Temple relief?
3. Why does Temple do poorly on the Visual Attention Span test?
4. What school researches Temple's nerve attacks?
5. What best describes the door that Temple finds in this chapter?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Temple feel guilty about the machine she builds in Chapter 10?
2. How does Temple use visual images to help her in daily life?
3. How can fixations be used to help an autistic child?
4. How does Temple learn to stop hitting people?
5. Why does Temple think spinning is good for autistic children?
6. Why does Temple become fixated on a small wooden door in Chapter 9?
7. Why does Temple think she suffers from nerve attacks?
8. Describe Temple's relationship with Alfred.
9. Why should people be cautious when introducing autistic children to pets?
10. How does Mr Brookes help Temple in Chapter 9?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose two sub-levels of autism and discuss the following:
1) The symptons and the problems it causes for the sufferer
2) How a sufferer is treated
Essay Topic 2
Choose one of the people Temple mentions in the book and discuss how he/she helped Temple to recover. Could Temple have survived without his/her support?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss differences between the novel and autobiography formats. What are the main elements of a novel? What are the main elements of an autobiography? What can novelists express that an autobiographer cannot? How can autobiographies keep to the facts while still maintaining a level of entertainment?
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