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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 subject does Janie complete an assignment for at the beginning of the novel?
2. In which chapter does Janie attempt to dial the 800 number on the milk carton?
3. What is Sarah-Charlotte's last name?
4. Janie's mother does not wear ___________.
5. What word best describes Janie's relationship with her thoughts about the milk carton?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the flashback that Janie has in chapter eight, after dinner with her parents.
2. Why does Janie resist going on a drive with Adair and Sarah-Charlotte in chapter six?
3. Explain what Janie's parents reveal to her about themselves in chapter nine.
4. Describe the conversation that Reeve has with Janie while at the Scenic Overlook in chapter two.
5. What does Janie realize about her parents' fears in chapter nine?
6. Who is Lizzy? Explain in some detail.
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. What does Janie bring up in chapter eight, when she finally decides to confront her parents?
10. Explain Janie's flashback in chapter three as well as what Janie finds particularly upsetting about the flashback.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Purity and innocence are seen as motifs throughout the early chapters of the novel. Explain how these things are illustrated through the text and be sure to use in text citations to support your claims.
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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