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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. Who plays trumpet in the jazz combo formed in Part 3, Chapter 33?
2. In Part 2, Chapter 27, what does Earley advise his unwed, pregnant sister to do?
3. What is Jubal's full-time job?
4. Who is tied up at the end of Part 2, Chapter 26?
5. In the end, what is Raleigh's biggest change?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Billie's life change after the gathering in New Orleans?
2. What does Raleigh find when he searches for hidden treasure and what does he decide to do with it?
3. Who keeps the men from getting arrested at the mountain, and how?
4. Why was Raleigh's adventurous scavenger hunt orchestrated?
5. Discuss why Gates rushes into a private driveway of an estate and the excuse that he gives the estate owners.
6. Describe where Toutant lives. What does he say about his unusual surroundings and what is the truth about them?
7. As Raleigh tries to gather everyone to leave Charlotte, where is Gates and what is he doing?
8. Explain Mr. Calhoun's complaint against Gates.How must Gates make amends?
9. What is the importance of Raleigh's scavenger hunt items as explained by his father in Part 3, Chapter 32?
10. How has Aura changed over the course of the novel?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast Raleigh and Gates as major characters in Handling Sin.
Essay Topic 2
Define exposition and discuss the exposition of Handling Sin. What does the reader learn from the exposition in Handling Sin? Is the information consistent throughout the book or does it change? Explain your answer and reasoning.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the differences between major and minor characters in literature. Discuss Raleigh and Gates as major characters and select two other characters to analyze as minor characters. How do the minor characters fit the definition?
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