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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. How does Mr. Quat describe the Stand Up Straight for Gay Day protest?
2. What is Hoyt's starting salary for the job Rachel offers him?
3. By the end of the book, Charlotte is well known. How does she feel about the attention?
4. How does Hoyt respond when Charlotte tell him she does not want to have sex with him?
5. Where is the fraternity formal being held?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Charlotte wish Bettina and Mimi were at the basketball game?
2. How do the frat boys from Saint Rays interrupt the Stand Up Straight for Gay Day demonstration?
3. What is the tone of the meeting between the president of Dupont, Mr. Quat, and Coach Roth while disusing the issue of Jojo's paper?
4. When Adam begins begging Mr. Quat not to take action on the plagiarism issue, what is his response?
5. Why is Charlotte feeling guilty during Mr. Sterling's class?
6. What occurs at the I.M. when Hoyt and Vance go there in Chapter 21?
7. Why is Charlotte confused about her feelings toward Adam?
8. What two types of toasts does Vance make at the formal dinner?
9. Why does Charlotte have such a difficult time calling her mother after the first semester grades are posted?
10. Rather than talking to Miss Pennington or Laurie, where does Charlotte go during Christmas break?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Lost Province Entr'acte provides an intermission in the events occurring at Dupont. Explain why the author uses this technique. What does the reader learn about Charlotte during this chapter? What does the reader learn about Charlotte's family during this chapter? How are the differences between Charlotte's life at home compared to those at Dupont further clarified? Provide examples from the book to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the conflicting nature of the opening scenes of the Prologue and Chapter 1. Do these chapters provide the reader with an indication of what is to come? Why or why not? How are the themes presented in each supported by the activities within the chapters?
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