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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. How are most actions taken for helping people in modern life?
2. What does the author say makes it impossible to stand up for each person in existence?
3. What has changed in the modern life as far as community goes?
4. How does Anne's feelings change as she prepares to leave the beach?
5. How common are the oyster shells?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the author use the metaphor of dance in writing about her sister's visit?
2. How does being at home change the author's interaction with people?
3. What does Anne think about objects being crowded?
4. How does Anne see the benefit of meeting people on an island as opposed to in a city?
5. What does Anne suggest each person must do as far as themselves is concerned and what effect would that have on a person's life?
6. What does Anne say about returning to the beginnings of a relationship?
7. Does the author believe she will be able to practice at home what she learned on the island? Why or why not?
8. How does the author see the beginning of a marriage for most people?
9. What does the author say about most people wanting duration in life and marriage?
10. What has the beach taught the author?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why do you think the author has a difficult time sticking to her intentions of what she plans to do at the beach? Use illustrations from the book and your life to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Anne says a woman must find her own identity. What do you think she means? Do you think this could apply to a man also? Why or why not? How do you explore your identity?
Essay Topic 3
What do you think are the differences in the way people interact socially with each other between a rural setting and an urban setting? Which would you prefer? Why?
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