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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. Why does Angel's grandmother not like her?
2. How long did it take Gerald's aunt to pay for his big birthday gift?
3. Why does Angel wear tights?
4. What does Gerald's great aunt like to be called?
5. Why is Angel sent to the neighbor's house?
Short Essay Questions
1. What kinds of things does Aunt Queen do to make Christmas special?
2. What Christmas gift does Jordan give to Angel, and how does she respond?
3. Why does Aunt Queen ask about Angel's tights, and what does she say?
4. What does Gerald do to improve the wheelchair ramp, and why?
5. What does Gerald say his duty in life is after Aunt Queen dies?
6. What is Aunt Queen thinking just before she dies?
7. What happens when Jordan stays home with Angel when she has the chicken pox?
8. What does Gerald get for his eighth birthday?
9. What makes Gerald upset at Aunt Queen's house at the beginning of the book?
10. Why is Gerald wearing dirty pants at the beginning of the book?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Fear is a common theme in this book that is presented a number of times by a number of characters. What are some of these instances, and how does fear affect the characters in the book?
Essay Topic 2
How does Angel defend herself at Jordan's trial, and how does this change the future of her life?
Essay Topic 3
What did Angel's cat symbolize, and why was it so important for Angel to keep her cat alive?
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