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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why is it thought that putting the girls in the "dog house" is an effective punishment?
(a) Because it is humiliating.
(b) Because it separates the girls from the rest of the group.
(c) Because it makes them very upset.
(d) Because it is painful.
2. Why does Dr. Summer choose to stay where he does at the Reformatory?
(a) So he can build Hatter's trust.
(b) To cause as little trouble as possible.
(c) So he has somewhere to take Hatter away from the Reformatory.
(d) None of these.
3. What does Dr. Summer say the state facility where Hatter is smells like?
(a) Both of these.
(b) Neither of these.
(c) Cleaning solutions.
(d) Old coffee.
4. Where is the State Reformatory for Girls located?
(a) El Paso.
(b) Santa Fe.
5. During what time period does this story take place?
(a) The early 1980s.
(b) The early 1970s.
(c) The late 1980s.
(d) The mid 1960s.
Short Answer Questions
1. What year does Dr. Summer meet Hatter Fox?
2. How old is Hatter Fox at the beginning of the story?
3. What does Dr. Summer see when he looks up from the floor?
4. What does Dr. Summer bring with him when he returns to the Reformatory?
5. What does Dr. Summer offer Hatter in her cell?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Dr. Summer able to relate to Hatter better than anyone else is?
2. Where does Dr. Summer find Hatter the night he spends the day with Mango? Why? How does Dr. Summer react?
3. What happens to break Hatter's calm demeanor and the pleasant mood during Christmas Eve dinner?
4. How do Dr. Levering and Dr. Winton convince Dr. Summer to help Hatter? What really convinces Dr. Summer?
5. How does Hatter feel about Dr. Summer's rescue?
6. Why are Rhinehart's comments to Hatter especially hurtful to her? Based on what you have read, are Rhinehart's comments a surprise?
7. What happens when Dr. Summer enters the jail cell with Hatter and the wounded boy?
8. What is ironic about the dinner that Rhinehart, Hatter, and Dr. Summer share on Christmas Eve?
9. In what perspective is Hatter Fox told? What does this mean for the reader?
10. What does Rhinehart tell Dr. Summer about Hatter's wounds? Is there evidence that the wounds are the cause of her illness? Why or why not?
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