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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. What happens when Frannie touches the surface of the tiny creek with her boot?
2. What does one of Sean's friends sign to him when Frannie walks in?
3. How long have Samantha and Frannie been friends?
4. What color are the pants the new boy is wearing?
5. What can Frannie smell from the cafeteria?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe what Frannie sees at the corner of North Conduit and Eastbay Road.
2. What does Frannie remember about the baby that didn't "thrive", and what is another memory of someone using that word?
3. How was Trevor injured?
4. What did Frannie's parents begin doing after Lila's death and what is the significance of this action?
5. What does Frannie say about their parents decision not to have an operation that might have made Sean hear and about what her mother sometimes does to Sean's ears?
6. What's Frannie's reaction to Trevor's injury?
7. Describe the conversation between Sean and Frannie as they begin cooking dinner.
8. What does Frannie say is the sign for "believe" and why does she think it's appropriate?
9. What does the new boy reveal about himself, where his family had been prior to his arrival at Price, and why he'd moved to Price?
10. What does Frannie say about Trevor's reputation and the way other children felt about him?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the reaction of the class when the new boy first arrives? Why do they react in this way? What happens to make him become more accepted?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the poem that Frannie likes about hope and feathers. What is Trevor's interpretation of the poem? What is Frannie's mom's interpretation? What is Frannie's interpretation? Which do you believe to be correct? Why?
Essay Topic 3
Who is Samantha? What is her relationship to Frannie? Who is Maribel? What is her relationship to Frannie? Compare Samantha and Maribel. Which character is most likable? Why?
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