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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is Darrel's body?
2. What did Jasmine want when Professorji found her crying in the bathroom?
3. Whom does Du introduce to Jasmine that speaks Vietnamese?
4. After Darrel's death, who arrives at Bud and Jasmine's home to see Jasmine?
5. According to Du, Dad handles money and Jasmine handles what?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Several animals are significant in Jasmine's life. For each animal (a dead water-logged dog, a mad dog at a latrine, a bull on a country lane, a gecko, and hogs) briefly describe why they are significant.
Essay Topic 2
At the end of the book Taylor and Duff arrive at the Iowa farm. Talking to Karin on the phone Jasmine thinks "Karin stayed. Du and I are different." Discuss this. Why does Jasmine have these thoughts? What does Jasmine mean by "Karin stayed?" How are Du and Jasmine "different"? (Hint: Don't get caught up in explaining cultural or ethnic differences here.)
Essay Topic 3
Jasmine, Du and Mother Ripplemeyer all hoard things. What does each hoard and why?
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