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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who gives Winnie Peanut's address?
2. Who is Mouchou, Sorrowfree?
3. Who is Jimmy Louie?
4. What does the landlady's dog eat in Chapter 23?
5. Who breaks the table legs in half so it is small enough to get out of Jiang Sao-yen's study?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the story of the Kitchen God's wife and how it is similar to Winnie's experience with Wen Fu. Why is it important to Winnie that she replaces the kitchen god in the altar given to Pearl?
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
Discuss the ways in which Winnie and Pearl become closer after each reveals her secret. How do they treat each other with more understanding and tolerance? How does Pearl react to learning Wen Fu is most likely her father? What does Winnie do that makes Pearl feel the burden of her illness grows lighter?
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