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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What holiday is it when Harlan visits Bud?
2. What was Wylie teaching Jasmine?
3. Who finds Darrel's body?
4. Where does Kate Gordon live?
5. Where was Duff born?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Prakash insists that Jasmine let go of her feudal traditional thinking and embrace being modern. Give specific examples of how and why he prods her in this direction even when she does not want it.
Essay Topic 3
Jasmine, Du and Mother Ripplemeyer all hoard things. What does each hoard and why?
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