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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. Who does Reeve believe kidnaps Janie?
2. What does Janie expose when she drops her book bag on the floor?
3. In which chapter does the theme of fantasy versus reality climax?
4. Where do Reeve and Janie go together during chapter 15?
5. Which publication does Sarah-Charlotte mention, in chapter 13?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the argument between Janie and Reeve in chapter 16.
2. How does food serve as a symbol of the state of the family unit?
3. 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?
4. Why does Janie begin shredding the milk carton in chapter 16?
5. What might "attention" have to do with Janie's kidnapping, as supposed by Janie?
6. How does the accidental mailing of Janie's letter to the Springs a type of resolution?
7. Explain what is lacking from the Johnson's explanation of the past.
8. Why do the Johnson's take Janie out for pizza? What are they attempting to do?
9. How does the novel end? Explain.
10. Explain the contrast present between Janie's relationship with Reeve and Janie's relationship with her family.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain and describe how the theme of reality versus fantasy plays out and is resolved within the novel.
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
What might the blossoming of Reeve and Janie's relationship represent throughout the novel? Is their relationship ever resolved?
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