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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Sandi see in the shed at the artist's house?
2. Why did Carla's mother not drive her to school?
3. When Carla reached the 7th grade, what did the nun at school suggest about her schooling?
4. What did Mrs. Fanning do after the dancers were almost finished with their floor show?
5. Who is Charito?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
If the key to life is happiness, who is happy at the end of the novel? Who do you think made the transition to America with the greatest ease? Why?
Essay Topic 2
What is the relationship between the servants and the family on the island? Does this change once they reach the States? Why? Why not? How do the children relate to the servants? Is their relationship different from the parents? Why?
Essay Topic 3
Is there a link between learning and the arts? Describe each daughter and the mother and their unique artistic talents. Who teaches the children about art? How is learning about art enhanced once the family arrives in the States?
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