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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. Janie feels this emotion over ending her relationship with Reeve.
2. Which of the following literary devices is not used within the novel?
3. In which chapter does the theme of fantasy versus reality climax?
4. Which place does Reeve suppose Janie is kidnapped from?
5. The Johnsons are ___________ when they learn that Janie runs away.
Short Essay Questions
1. Does Janie believe that the Johnson's kidnap her, even after hearing the truth about the past? Explain.
2. Why does Janie wait to pursue an adult relationship with Reeve?
3. What might "attention" have to do with Janie's kidnapping, as supposed by Janie?
4. Explain the contrast present between Janie's relationship with Reeve and Janie's relationship with her family.
5. How do the Johnsons react to the news of the Springs? Explain.
6. Janie sees three boys outside of the Spring home. What are her thoughts on them, and what other memories do they spark in Janie's mind?
7. Explain how and why Janie travels to New Jersey.
8. How does the novel end? Explain.
9. Why is Janie relieved that the Johnsons are screaming at her?
10. How does the accidental mailing of Janie's letter to the Springs a type of resolution?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Janie's thoughts about the milk carton are constantly plaguing her mind, yet she feels as though he cannot confide in anyone. Explain how the milk carton increases the angst and loneliness that a typical teenager feels.
Essay Topic 2
Throughout the novel, the theme of adolescence versus adulthood is illustrated. Explain how Sarah-Charlotte is a representation of adolescence.
Essay Topic 3
In chapter one, Janie wants to change her name to Jayne Johnstone. What does this suggest about Janie's feelings toward herself? What type of solutions does changing her name present?
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