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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Sonny buy for Billy when the picture show is shut down?
2. Why do Sonny and Dwayne leave the picture show early?
3. Who drops a subtle hint to Jacy about Sonny at the end of the summer?
4. Why does Abilene make his mufflers roar?
5. Where is Jacy sent at the end of the summer until college starts?
Essay Topic 1
In the first chapter the fact that lives overlap in a small town is evident. Write an essay explaining how the people of Thalia's lives are connected.
Essay Topic 2
The first time Sonny drives Ruth to the doctor there is an uncomfortable silence in the car for the ride there. What do you think Sonny is thinking? What do you think Ruth is thinking? Why do you think neither one of them spoke?
Essay Topic 3
Jacy is manipulative throughout this book. Discuss the different ways this trait helped her and hurt her throughout the book.
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