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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Sonny quits his job delivering butane and instead does what?
2. Why does Abilene make his mufflers roar?
3. What does Sam die of?
4. Dwayne makes fun of Sonny for never sleeping with who?
5. What does Jacy say to Ruth at the grocery store?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In the opening chapter of the book, Sam loses fifty dollars to Abilene on a bet that the Thalia football team will win. Why do you think Sam does this when the Thalia football team almost always loses? Why do you think he would risk losing fifty dollars instead of betting less?
Essay Topic 2
Jacy's wristwatch ended up being extremely symbolic. Explain why.
Essay Topic 3
When Sam banned all the boys from the picture show, cafe, and pool hall, do you think he was most disappointed with Sonny? Please explain why or why not.
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