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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Lena draws her father, what emotions does she end up seeing in him?
2. What piece of jewelry does Paul wear in Chapter 19?
3. How much does each girl need to pay toward their beach trip at the end of the summer?
4. In Chapter 17, what does Bridget think she wants most from Eric?
5. Where does Carmen finally decide to go to college?
Essay Topic 1
What makes the beach house an important place in this novel? What happens there? How does it work to wrap up each of the girls' plot lines and send them off into the future?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the history of the Traveling Pants and what they represent to each girl, as well as to this novel as a whole.
Essay Topic 3
How does Lena struggle with art school? How does she resolve this struggle? What message is the author conveying through Lena's experiences at art school?
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