Final Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Donald shares his idea about...
2. The Eppys include the parents, Emma Lou and...
3. How is the raccoon feeding problem solved?
4. When the animals are taken away, Jerome will...
5. While Jerome and Emma decorate the house,...
Essay Topic 1
Emma Lou and Donald bring a lot of tension and worry to Jerome's formerly peaceful life. Identify it and describe what it is that causes him to be "fussed" much of the time. Is their friendship worth it to Jerome? How do they add to his life? What do they take from his life?
Essay Topic 2
The dogs in this story are functional members of their owners' farms. They are not coddled or groomed, but perform work to earn their keep. Write an essay on the history of using dogs for hunting in earlier decades. What other jobs were performed by hounds and Dobermans? Compare them to the same breeds today, and discuss their function in today's household.
Essay Topic 3
Through the story we begin to see signs that Jerome is aging. Although it is not clear how old he is, he is obviously retired and slowing down. Do a careful reading of the story and discuss the signs of aging that Jerome increasingly displays.
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