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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 training to be a pilot in Chapter 9?
2. How old is Auntie Du when she dies?
3. When Winnie moves to Nanking, what does she say about seeing snow?
4. What is Wen Fu doing when Peanut first meets him?
5. Where does Winnie's son Samuel work?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Winnie find when she returns to Tsungming Island to visit her aunts and uncle?
2. Why is Winnie so mad at Helen for buying a three-day-old fish?
3. What happens when Winnie tells her father she must leave her marriage?
4. What does Winnie learn about Hulan's marriage when she reads Jiaguo's letter?
5. Why does Pearl feel silly about participating in the Buddhist ritual of chanting around Auntie Du's casket?
6. What happens when Pearl realizes that Wen Fu is her biological father?
7. How does Little Yu's mother help Peanut leave her husband?
8. What is the reason Auntie Du bought three pounds of tea?
9. How does having multiple sclerosis affect Pearl's daily life?
10. Why does Winnie name the statue Lady Sorrowfree?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why does Winnie at first feel bad for Jiaguo that Hulan dominates him? How does her attitude about their marriage change once she understands the events that led up to it? Do you think that Hulan and Jiaguo have a good marriage? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
What keeps Winnie determined to create a better life for herself after Wen Fu continually abuses and humiliates her? Does she have a strong sense of hope? How is this hope realized through her determination?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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