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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. What instrument did Jazmin's father play?
3. What type of sweater does Jazmin wear?
4. On what streets does Jazmin's family live when she is born?
5. To what does Jazmin compare their first apartment?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do the people think that Jazmin is looking for in the trash cans?
2. How does Jazmin say Amsterdam Avenue will fool you?
3. What does CeCe hate for Jazmin to do?
4. Why are there no photos of Jazmin as a child?
5. Why does Jazmin like the stoop?
6. Describe Timothy.
7. How does Jazmin describe the Garden of Eden Bar and Grill?
8. Why does CeCe tell Jazmin she is beautiful?
9. To what weather related activity does Jazmin compare how her poems come to her?
10. What is Jazmin's father's opinion of jazz?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the role of Crew in the novel.
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