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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the nature of Jayber and Mattie's meetings?
2. What silent commitment does Jayber make to Mattie?
3. How does Cecelia interact with Jayber?
4. Jayber feels that Troy is essentially _______________.
5. Jayber finds it pleasurable to __________________.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses several instances of foreshadowing in the story. Explain what foreshadowing is and cite at least two examples making sure to explain what makes each an instance of foreshadowing.
Essay Topic 2
Create a character study of Athey Keith. What are his physical characteristics? What are his motivations? What are his fears? What are his dreams? What else can you say about Athey?
Essay Topic 3
Project into the future ten years after the end of the novel and write a brief synopsis for Jayber's life. Will he still be alive? Who will be present in his life? Where will he be living? What will his thoughts about the world and religion be by this time? Explain.
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