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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following does NOT describe the cake that Annie brings for her mother to eat.
2. Which of the following does Annie NOT do for her mother?
3. What does Annie regret now that her mother is dead?
4. What did Annie never tell her mother about?
5. How does Annie respond to the ways people try to comfort her?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the dynamic of the mother-daughter role. Why is this relationship such a critical one for girls? How does the relationship between Annie and her mother exhibit in flashbacks? How is the relationship characterized in current time?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the role of the family in I REMAIN IN DARKNESS. What does it mean for each of the main characters? How does the family evolve in its support of each other? How typical is this family to most French families living during the mid-20th century?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the overall setting for the story. What is the time period of the story? How important is the time period to the attitudes and issues of the people?
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