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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. In Janie's case, youthful innocence is directly proportional to what?
2. In which class does Janie finally rip the pages out of her notebook, out of frustration?
3. In which chapter does Janie decide to skip school?
4. The Johnson family unit is _______________ by the end of the novel.
5. Who offers Janie a ride to school in chapter 10?
Short Essay Questions
1. Does Janie believe that the Johnson's kidnap her, even after hearing the truth about the past? Explain.
2. What is Janie's realization about her relationship with Reeve toward the end of the novel? Explain.
3. Why do Janie and Reeve decide against staying in the motel together/
4. What does Janie use her notebook for?
5. Why does Janie wait to pursue an adult relationship with Reeve?
6. What might "attention" have to do with Janie's kidnapping, as supposed by Janie?
7. How does the accidental mailing of Janie's letter to the Springs a type of resolution?
8. What is Reeve's explanation of Janie's kidnapping?
9. What suggests that Janie wants to, and plans on, spending the night with Reeve in the future?
10. 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?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What might the blossoming of Reeve and Janie's relationship represent throughout the novel? Is their relationship ever resolved?
Essay Topic 2
How is Janie's relationship with her parents depicted at the beginning of the book? Use in text citations to support your claims.
Essay Topic 3
What do you think is the most prominent theme or lesson in the book? Why does the author write this book? What is she trying to convey to readers?
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