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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What job does Little Yu's mother have at the rooming house?
2. What season is depicted in the ancient scroll that Winnie's father throws tea at?
3. Who makes a promise to accept life without complaint at the end of Chapter 17?
4. What name does Jimmy Louie give Wen Fu?
5. Who is Yiku?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Winnie's story of her life as Wen Fu's wife takes place in a variety of locations. How does she adapt to the different places she stays during the war? Do these locations teach her something new? Choose two settings and compare and contrast their importance in Winnie's life.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Why does Helen make up the story about having a brain tumor? What makes her tell Pearl it's a hoax, but not her friend Winnie? Do you think it is ironic that Helen uses a lie to get Winnie and Pearl to tell the truth? Why or why not?
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