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I Know This Much Is True Test | Final Test - Hard

Wally Lamb
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Final Test - Hard

Name: _____________________________ Period: ___________________________

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who decided to abstain from the vote to move Thomas or to keep him at the center?



2. Papa does not talk about the two __________ women with whom he lives when he does go into confession.



3. Papa buys a police dog in order to track _____________ into the woods in order to exact his revenge.



4. When Thomas dies, Dominick wonders if he is still a ___________ since his brother is now gone.



5. Papa writes a letter about the passing of Vincenzo to his mother, only to find out she has died of ____________.



Essay Topics

Thomas believes that Dominick is singled out for abuse because he does not defend himself.

Part 1: Why do you think Thomas believes Dominick can't defend himself?

Part 2: Do you think people who can't defend themselves are more likely to be hurt?

Part 3: What do you think might have happened if Dominick were to fight back?

The story includes a number of flashbacks about the life of the brothers as they were growing up.

Part 1: Why do you think the author felt it was necessary to include flashbacks?

Part 2: Do you agree that the flashbacks help the story come to life for the reader?

Part 3: How do you think the story might have changed if the reader doesn't find out anything about the history of the brothers?

Dominick is told that Thomas' new doctors are very good, but that he will not be out quickly as there is a new political climate at the center.

Part 1: Do you think that the political climate at a care center should affect the patients?

Part 2: Why do you think Thomas' care is altered by the political climate?

Part 3: How do you think that Thomas' care might be different if there was no political climate?

(see the answer keys)

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