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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What sort of birth does the naked pregnant girl have?
2. What does Felice say Dorcas likes having?
3. How much money is True Belle's savings worth?
4. What does True Belle hope Vera Louise does with the extra money her mother gives her?
5. What does Felice say Dorcas does for Acton?
Essay Topic 1
What is the symbolism Morrison includes in her novel of Violet releasing the birds? What events lead up to this, and how is Violet different afterward?
Essay Topic 2
Briefly summarize the incident when Malvonne finds the mail behind the refrigerator. What does she do in response? Why does she spend time doing these sorts of things, and what irony do you find in the events?
Essay Topic 3
What is significant about Dorcas's clothespin dolls? What role do they play throughout Dorcas's life? Why do you think Morrison chooses this particular symbol?
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