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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 walks the streets by invitation?
2. Where does Jazmin live?
3. What emotion does Jazmin feel as she is writing?
4. What is one name to which Jazmin does not suggest her name be changed?
5. What kind of music comes from the bar and grill?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Jazmin skip school?
2. Why does T.C. pull the gun at the poker party?
3. What happened after Jazmin's father died?
4. What does Jazmin's school counselor have in mind for her future?
5. What is the symbolism of Jazmin starting a new notebook when the girls move?
6. Why does Jazmin think that Jabari is lucky?
7. How does Jazmin say Amsterdam Avenue will fool you?
8. Describe Timothy.
9. Who is Aunt Sarah?
10. To what weather related activity does Jazmin compare how her poems come to her?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the role of Timothy in the novel.
Essay Topic 2
Consider the way that Jazmin handled the situation with Carlton. How else might Jazmin have handled this situation? What should she have done differently?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss Jazmin's ideas about parenting. Do you agree with her opinions? Why or why not.
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