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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. What does Hatter refuse to wear?
2. Where does Dr. Summer decide to spend some time a few days after he speaks to Hatter?
3. What does Dr. Summer say the state facility where Hatter is smells like?
4. Where does Dr. Summer become a doctor when he first meets Hatter?
5. What does Dr. Summer receive when he gets back?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why are Hatter and Dr. Summer allowed to stay and work in the infirmary? How does Hatter respond to this change?
2. Why does Hatter go with Dr. Summer toward the end of the book? Why does he end up taking her?
3. In what perspective is Hatter Fox told? What does this mean for the reader?
4. Why does Dr. Levering decide it would be good for Hatter to eat lunch in the cafeteria? What happens?
5. How does Hatter surprise Dr. Summer the night he returns to the reformatory? How does Dr. Summer feel about the occurrence?
6. What happens when Dr. Summer enters the jail cell with Hatter and the wounded boy?
7. What happens when Dr. Summer finds Hatter strapped to the hospital bed in the morning?
8. What does Dr. Summer do when he visits Hatter in her cell at the Reformatory? Why is this surprising?
9. What evidence does the reader have that Hatter Fox is clever and strong? Is there evidence that she is criminal and hopeless?
10. Describe Hatter's feelings toward Dr. Summer now that he has returned. Are these feelings a surprise? Why or why not?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There are prejudices and stereotypes expressed against Indians throughout the story. However, are there prejudices or stereotypes expressed against other groups? Use examples from the story to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
How does the author demonstrate how Hatter must feel being alone in solitary confinement all the time? What techniques and characters does he use?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the State Reformatory for Girls through Dr. Summer's eyes. From how he describes the institution, is the reader given the impression that this location lends itself to reform? Why or why not? How does the Reformatory itself play a role in the story?
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