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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 which class does Janie finally rip the pages out of her notebook, out of frustration?
2. What type of food does Reeve order in the last chapter of the book?
3. Which character acts as a mediator between the Johnsons and Janie?
4. Which item does Reeve take with him, that belongs to his father?
5. How does Janie believe she is related to the boy(s)?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. How do the Johnsons react to the news of the Springs? Explain.
3. Why does Janie wait to pursue an adult relationship with Reeve?
4. What is Reeve's explanation of Janie's kidnapping?
5. Describe the argument between Janie and Reeve in chapter 16.
6. What might "attention" have to do with Janie's kidnapping, as supposed by Janie?
7. What happens when Reeve and Janie come home to in chapter 12?
8. How does Reeve perceive Janie's thoughts about the milk carton?
9. What suggests that Janie wants to, and plans on, spending the night with Reeve in the future?
10. What idea does the New York Times give Janie?
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
How does Janie's notebook serve as type of catharsis for Janie?
Essay Topic 3
Purity and innocence are seen as motifs throughout the early chapters of the novel. Explain how these things are illustrated through the text and be sure to use in text citations to support your claims.
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