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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. Who is videotaping Auntie Du's funeral?
2. Who steals a pedicab after the Japanese drop leaflets in the market of Nanking?
3. Who learns she is pregnant in Chapter 10?
4. What color is Winnie's house?
5. How much spirit money did Mr. Hong give to Pearl before Auntie Du's funeral?
Short Essay Questions
1. When Winnie confronts Wen Fu about abusing the servant girl, what does Wen Fu do to Yiku?
2. When do Winnie and Hulan first meet?
3. What is the relationship between Winnie and Aunt Helen?
4. What is the reason Auntie Du bought three pounds of tea?
5. Describe how Wen Fu takes over Winnie's father's house.
6. How does Winnie respond when she sees Lin outside the church one Sunday?
7. What does Winnie find Peanut doing in her room at the rooming house in Shanghai?
8. What actions does Winnie take to help heal Pearl?
9. Why does Winnie send Danru up north to stay with Hulan and Jiaguo?
10. What does Winnie find when she returns to Tsungming Island to visit her aunts and uncle?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the circumstances under which Wen Fu bought an old sports car. How does he end up wrecking it in the cemetery? Why does Winnie laugh uncontrollably when she hears this story and says, "I was so glad for that dead Canonese pilot, riding off to heaven in his claimed-back car"?
Essay Topic 2
Secrets play an important role in The Kitchen God's Wife. Identify who is keeping secrets and why they are worried about others finding out. How do you think having secrets harms a relationship? Provide specific examples from the novel to support your viewpoint.
Essay Topic 3
Winnie often says of Auntie Du that she was a good person. Provide examples from the novel that reflect Auntie Du's kindness and the ways in which she tried to help Winnie at her trial and while she is in prison.
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