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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 Temple design in this chapter?
2. What does Temple begin to suffer at school?
3. Who sends Temple a letter in this chapter?
4. Which of the following is a school that encourages Kinesthetic learning?
5. What is the name of the ride that gives Temple relief?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Temple justify using the machine?
2. How are things getting better for Temple?
3. How can fixations be used to help an autistic child?
4. Why does Temple feel guilty about the machine she builds in Chapter 10?
5. How does Temple learn to stop hitting people?
6. What does Temple's mother say in her letter to her daughter?
7. Why does Temple become fixated on a small wooden door in Chapter 9?
8. How does Temple get over her nerves when she goes home for Christmas?
9. Why does Temple think spinning is good for autistic children?
10. Describe the boarding school Temple is enrolled at in Chapter 8.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How important is it to the study of autism that the illness is addressed by a sufferer? Can someone who does not suffer from the illness ever truly understand its complexity?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
How was autism viewed in the Sixties? How is autism viewed today?
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