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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 finally comes clean about the situation. Which word best describes how the Johnsons are feeling?
2. In which state does Janie currently live in Chapter 12?
3. What explanation is the Johnson's story lacking?
4. What is Mr. Yampolski's profession?
5. In which chapter does Janie actually call the number on the milk carton?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the novel end? Explain.
2. How does the accidental mailing of Janie's letter to the Springs a type of resolution?
3. What might "attention" have to do with Janie's kidnapping, as supposed by Janie?
4. How do the Johnsons react to the news of the Springs? Explain.
5. How does food serve as a symbol of the state of the family unit?
6. Why do the Johnson's take Janie out for pizza? What are they attempting to do?
7. Explain what is lacking from the Johnson's explanation of the past.
8. What does Janie use her notebook for?
9. What suggests that Janie wants to, and plans on, spending the night with Reeve in the future?
10. Why do Janie and Reeve decide against staying in the motel together/
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Although Hannah is not physically present throughout the novel, she plays an important role. How does Hannah act as a driving force in the novel's action? What is the significance in Hannah's character in regards to Janie's identity?
Essay Topic 2
Throughout the novel, Janie is in a constant struggle between the joys of adolescence and the responsibility of adulthood. Describe how the theme of adolescence versus adulthood works within the novel. Use in text citation to support your point.
Essay Topic 3
Throughout the novel, the theme of adolescence versus adulthood is illustrated. Explain how Sarah-Charlotte is a representation of adolescence.
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