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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 is missing from Janie house, which makes Janie more skeptical?
2. Who calls Reeve into his house after kissing Janie?
3. What is Lizzy's current profession?
4. What does Janie think of in chapter three, while at class with her mother?
5. Which word most correctly describes how Janie views her parents, after they come clean with the truth?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Janie's parents feel about dating, how is this illustrated in chapter one?
2. Explain the focus of Janie's mind during chapter two.
3. How does going to the football game with Reeve and Sarah-Charlotte make Janie feel? Explain.
4. What does Janie bring up in chapter eight, when she finally decides to confront her parents?
5. Explain what Janie's parents reveal to her about themselves in chapter nine.
6. Explain Janie's flashback in chapter three as well as what Janie finds particularly upsetting about the flashback.
7. Does Janie want the evidence against her parents to be true? Explain.
8. Why does Janie take a sip of Sarah-Charlotte's milk, instead of her own?
9. Why does Janie resist going on a drive with Adair and Sarah-Charlotte in chapter six?
10. What is Hannah's role within the novel, other than the history the Johnsons provide?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Throughout the novel, the theme of adolescence versus adulthood is illustrated. Explain how Sarah-Charlotte is a representation of adolescence.
Essay Topic 2
What might the blossoming of Reeve and Janie's relationship represent throughout the novel? Is their relationship ever resolved?
Essay Topic 3
Throughout the novel, there is a great contrast between Reeve's family and Janie's family. Explain the contrast in both families, and state the irony present within the context of the novel, as related to the two families. Use in text citations to support your claims.
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