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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 does putting pieces of music together remind Catherine of?
2. What does Liz say about Anna?
3. How does her father react to the news that she won't be coming home for Christmas?
4. What does Dave tell Catherine when he meets her for the first time?
5. Who does Catherine call and tell that she had a baby girl?
Short Essay Questions
1. What excuse does Dave give to Catherine for not coming to see her and Anna in the hospital?
2. What does Catherine remember happening between her and her parents and what does she do because of it during her postgraduate year in Glasgow?
3. What does Catherine realize will happen the longer she lives without telling her parents about her child?
4. What does Catherine tell Liz was the reason for her phone call?
5. How does Catherine's father react to the news that she won't be coming home for Christmas and how does Catherine react to him?
6. What does Catherine realize she is doing when she hears herself talking about how lovely her daughter is?
7. What is Catherine working on that she remembered learning from her Granny Boyd.
8. How does Catherine describe Dave's work and how does she feel about it?
9. What does Catherine hear when the midwife is delivering her child?
10. What does Catherine learn about St. Cecilia and how does it affect her?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In what ways does Catherin show she is unsure and steady? In what ways does she show that she is ready to move forward?
Essay Topic 2
What influence do you think Anna has had on Catherine's life? Why do you think she has had this influence?
Essay Topic 3
Why do you think the author has the flashback portion of the novel come after the death of her father? Do you think it worked to place it in part 2? Would you have placed it here? Why or why not?
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