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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 Charlotte want to feel toward Adam?
2. How does Charlotte feel when Hoyt passes her and dances with another girl?
3. After class, in Chapter 8, who asks Charlotte to lunch?
4. Where does Charlotte go to feel less pathetic about being alone?
5. What is one thing that makes up Charlotte's personality?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the significance of the jeans Charlotte wears to Saint Ray house when she thanks Hoyt for standing up for her at the tailgating party?
2. How does Charlotte feel about Beverly's attitude toward her?
3. When Adam walks Charlotte to Saint Ray house, why is he so interested in going in with her?
4. Why is Charlotte excited when Hoyt says her name when they say goodbye?
5. Why does Charlotte feel she cannot talk to her parents about what is actually going on at Dupont?
6. How does Hoyt come to receive a partial scholarship based on his "deserving poor" status?
7. Why is Charlotte's class with Mr. Sterling so exciting to her?
8. What are some of Charlotte's concerns about going to the frat party with Bettina and Mimi?
9. Why does Beverly wake Charlotte up in the middle of the night?
10. Why is Charlotte hesitant to fall in love with Adam?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Charlotte's feelings of control are identified throughout the book. Provide examples of when Charlotte feels in control. Is there an underlying theme for this control? Is Charlotte really ever in control? Support your answer with information in the book.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the similarities in Charlotte's willingness to become popular with the governor's willingness to hide the truth about the night in the Grove.
Include information such as:
What lengths do each go to achieve their goal?
How does each of the characters sell out to achieve their goal?
Provide examples from the book to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
One of the main themes of this book is identity. In an essay, explore the progression of Charlotte's identity. Use examples from the book to support your progression. By the end of the book, does Charlotte lose her identity? Why or why not? Does Charlotte achieve the identity and status she set out to achieve? Do you think this progression of identity is a natural part of the growing process or does Charlotte purposefully change her own identity?
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