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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who goes with Jasmine to check on Darrel?
2. Where is Jasmine headed?
3. What was Wylie teaching Jasmine?
4. Who is Sam?
5. Where is Du going that he needs the money he requested?
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
Jasmine, Vilma and Mataji were all widowed. Compare and contrast the choices each made in her widowhood. How did their choices align or contradict their culture's views on widows.
Essay Topic 3
Jasmine talks about a broken pitcher in regards to Vilma, Pitaji and herself. Explain what the broken pitcher represents and discuss why Jasmine references it in regard to each of them.
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