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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. In which chapter does Reeve first kiss Janie?
2. What does Janie do after the Johnsons tell her the truth?
3. How does Janie attempt to make Reeve jealous?
4. Where does Janie place the picture on the milk carton after she cuts it out?
5. What school related event does Janie attend in chapter eight?
Short Essay Questions
1. Janie heads outside while Reeve is raking leaves. Describe what happens next.
2. What is Hannah's role within the novel, other than the history the Johnsons provide?
3. Why does Janie resist going on a drive with Adair and Sarah-Charlotte in chapter six?
4. What story does Jason tell at lunch and how does it relate to Janie's situation?
5. Describe the flashback that Janie has in chapter eight, after dinner with her parents.
6. Why is Janie reluctant to make conversation with her parents at dinner in chapter eight?
7. Explain why Janie feels that she cannot confide in her friends after her kiss with Reeve.
8. Explain what Janie's parents reveal to her about themselves in chapter nine.
9. Explain Janie's realization and thought process as she enters her home in chapter three and sees no baby picture.
10. Describe the conversation that Reeve has with Janie while at the Scenic Overlook in chapter two.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How is Janie's relationship with her parents depicted at the beginning of the book? Use in text citations to support your claims.
Essay Topic 2
The images of ice cream and milk are recurring motifs throughout the novel. What is particularly interesting about the fact that Janie continuously has flashbacks of herself eating ice cream, or that she sees the picture of missing girl on a carton of milk? Explain using in-text citations to support your claims.
Essay Topic 3
Throughout the novel, the theme of adolescence versus adulthood is illustrated. Explain how Sarah-Charlotte is a representation of adolescence.
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