Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel Test | Final Test - Hard

Jeannette Walls
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. The next person to cause Lily problems is Deputy ____.

2. What is the name of the Chinese gentleman?

3. What does the man do for a living?

4. How many sons does the deputy have?

5. What type of sandwich does Jim have for lunch?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Examine the relationship between Lily and Big Jim. Is it a good marriage? What makes it work? How does the age difference affect the relationship? What causes Lily to become suspicious of Jim's fidelity?

Essay Topic 2

Examine Lily's occupation as a teacher. How did Lily get started as a teacher? What was her earliest inspiration? Do you think it was a wise choice for Lily to become a teacher? Were her methods common or unorthodox? Explain. Also explain the issues Lily had with some of her employers.

Essay Topic 3

Give at least three examples of flashback as it is used in the story. Does the author make it clear or are the references vague? What is the purpose? Is it effective? Are there other instances and events that might benefit from the use of this technique? Explain.

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