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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What new book is Charlie reading in Chapter Five?
2. Which of the following is a simile that Charlie uses to describe Eliza's beauty?
3. What does Eliza tell her mother she must do for Eliza to reveal where Laura's body is?
4. Why were Rosie and Jack in the car on the day of the crash?
5. Who has become Jeffrey Lu's role model by Chapter Seven?
Short Essay Questions
1. Charlie envisions leaving Corrigan with Jasper. Delve into some of the literary allusions he chooses for the journey. Do those stories bode well for the adventure he desires?
2. Why does the Vigil make Charlie feel that he and Jasper have no real chance of finding Laura's killer?
3. What has happened to Jasper's face in Chapter Five?
4. What plan did Jasper and Laura have before she died?
5. How is the town's response to the attack on Mr. Lu different from the abuse that Mrs. Lu suffers?
6. What do Charlie and Eliza encounter as they walk toward Jasper's glade in Chapter Seven?
7. How long is Charlie grounded in Chapter Six, and how does he spend that time?
8. Why has Eliza never told anyone where Laura's body is?
9. Who is Mad Jack Lionel, and why has he been calling out to Jasper all these years?
10. How is the attack on Mrs. Lu an example of the social injustice that is so prominent in Corrigan?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The Lu family faces many hardships and abuses in Corrigan. Write an essay in which you explore the reasons behind these abuses, and the ways that the family members choose to cope.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay in which you explore the ways that Jasper, Charlie, Jack Lionel, and Wesley create a new world in which women and minorities have the possibilities of rights and respect. You may focus on one topic or on more than one character.
Essay Topic 3
Jasper's glade provides peace, rest, privacy, and a hideout. It is also the scene of some terrible occurrences. Write an essay detailing the imagery and the symbolism of the glade and what it might represent.
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