Hard Laughter Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Anne Lamott
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Final Test - Hard

Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the doctor say that the lump on her body is, and Jen pretends she knew this along?

2. Megan's great-aunt used to have a __________ named Damocles, before her husband made her give it up.

3. Where is the hospital that Megan and Jen are going to in order to see Wallace on his discharge day?

4. Jen doesn't want her doctor to see her as a __________, even though it's likely she already does.

5. What is the new symptom of Wallace's that makes the entire family worried about his condition?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Jen doesn't tell Eric about the brain tumor because she thinks it might make him feel obligated to stay.

Part 1: Do you think Jen should have told Eric what was happening?

Part 2: How do you think Eric would have reacted to this news?

Part 3: Why do you think Eric was a person Jen didn't want to tell?

Essay Topic 2

Jen points out that sometimes things which seem senseless often turn out to be good in the end.

Part 1: Do you think that things in life are ever senseless?

Part 2: Why do you think something senseless might turn out to be good?

Part 3: How do you think a person might be able to make good out of a senseless situation?

Essay Topic 3

Jen seems to be just getting by in life, working only enough to support herself and her writing time.

Part 1: How do you feel about the character of Jen in this story?

Part 2: Why do you think Jen doesn't want to do more with her life?

Part 3: Do you think it's a good idea to simply work to create time for pleasure?

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