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

Jeannette Walls
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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. Which of the following had worked with someone famous?

2. How did the children feel about living in the city?

3. Who was fired from the ranch along with Old Jim?

4. Lily has a run in with Uncle ___, a powerful member of the community.

5. The investors wanted to sell the AIC to people from ____.

Short Essay Questions

1. What are Lily's instructions to the children when she returns to teaching? How do the children behave?

2. What is the next step in Lily's career?

3. Describe Lily's summer jobs and at least one event that occurs at that time.

4. What are some of the things that Lily likes most about Phoenix?

5. What event occurs to severely affect the family?

6. What is Lily's plan for taking flying lessons? Who is her instructor?

7. How does Helen's death affect Lily? What changes does the death prompt in Lily's life?

8. What is one of the first signs of Rosemary's sometimes overly compassionate heart?

9. What is Lily's solution to the dire financial situation?

10. What is the purpose for the contact between Adam and Lily? What is Adam's request?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Examine Adam's desire for education and to prove himself to the locals. Do you think part of Adam's demeanor came from his accident? How did the town officials view Adam? What did Adam do to try to gain respect? Did it work?

Essay Topic 2

Lily believed that she could teach virtually any child until she had Rosemary. Explain why you think Lily was unable to teach Rosemary. What was Jim's role in Rosemary's education? Why do you think Rosemary was so wild and contrary? In what areas did Rosemary excel?

Essay Topic 3

Lily says that she plans to stick around for a long time to keep watch over the grandchildren. How do you think Little Jim and Rosemary feel about Lily's input? Does Lily feel that one are both are inept as parents? Do you think it is Lily's place to oversee the grandchildren? What kind of influence do you think Lily will have over the grandchildren? Explain.

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