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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 remembers a woman wearing this, with candy in the pockets.
2. Janie looks for information on whom, in chapter 13?
3. What is it that disappears from Janie's mind in chapter 10?
4. Which member of the Spring family answers the phone in chapter 18?
5. How many boys does Janie see outside of the home in chapter 11?
Short Essay Questions
1. What suggests that Janie wants to, and plans on, spending the night with Reeve in the future?
2. Why does Janie begin shredding the milk carton in chapter 16?
3. How does the novel end? Explain.
4. Explain the contrast present between Janie's relationship with Reeve and Janie's relationship with her family.
5. Describe the argument between Janie and Reeve in chapter 16.
6. What happens when Reeve and Janie come home to in chapter 12?
7. What idea does the New York Times give Janie?
8. Does Janie believe that the Johnson's kidnap her, even after hearing the truth about the past? Explain.
9. How does the accidental mailing of Janie's letter to the Springs a type of resolution?
10. What does Janie use her notebook for?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why do you think the author of the novel leaves the book open-ended? Do you expect a sequel? Why or why not?
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
Throughout the novel there are many symbols of Janie's tarnished childhood. What are they and how do they lend to the theme that Janie's childhood is tainted?
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