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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 kind of coat did Jazmin's father wear?
2. How old is CeCe when Jazmin is born?
3. Where did Jazmin lose her poem?
4. Where is Jazmin's father?
5. Who comes to the poker party for the first time?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Timothy.
2. How does Jazmin dress when she hopes to attract male attention?
3. Why does CeCe tell Jazmin she is beautiful?
4. Who is Aunt Sarah?
5. Why are there no photos of Jazmin as a child?
6. Why does Jazmin's father want her name spelled as it is?
7. What does Jazmin think about God?
8. What are Jazmin's parents arguing about the night before she is born?
9. Why does Jazmin think she is unattractive?
10. What does Jazmin mean when she says that words are like mist?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What effect did Jazmin's father's car wreck, hospital stay and resulting death have on Jazmin?
Essay Topic 2
Jazmin shows a great will to live and to succeed in life even though she may not have come from the best situation. Why do you believe Jazmin has such a strong will to survive? Why don't more people have this same will?
Essay Topic 3
This novel is divided into sections of journal entries, each of which is preceded by a poem. Chose one section and its corresponding poem and describe how the poem ties into that particular section.
This section contains 528 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)