Little Bee: A Novel Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Chris Cleave
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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. What does Little Bee tell the taxi company?

2. Where is Little Bee headed when she leaves the detention center?

3. What does Sarah realize during the ceremony at the grave site?

4. What point of view is this story written in?

5. What does Charlie do as Andrew's coffin is lowered into the ground?

Short Essay Questions

1. Where is Sarah going when Little Bee knocks on her door?

2. Why does the taxi driver become angry and leave the girls at the detention center?

3. Who is Yvette?

4. What does Little Bee's lie to the taxi company tell the reader about her character?

5. What does being an illegal immigrant ultimately mean for Little Bee?

6. Why might the taxi company refuse to pick up immigrants?

7. Why does Little Bee decide to leave the farm?

8. Who are the oil men?

9. Why might the author have written this book about immigration?

10. What horrible truth does Little Bee learn from Yvette while at the dormitory?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Lawrence immediately takes charge when Charlie is missing at the river. In doing so, he instructs Little Bee to call the police to report that Charlie is gone. Why do you think Lawrence had Little Bee call the police instead of doing it himself? Do you feel he had an ulterior motive? Why did Little Bee agree to contact the police?

Use the text to support your answer.

Essay Topic 2

Everyone in the book "Little Bee" allows their fear and disappointment to effect their lives. What are the following characters afraid of? How has their fear effected them? Provide examples from the text to support your assertions.

1) Andrew

2) Little Bee

3) Sarah

4) Charlie

5) Lawrence

Essay Topic 3

Would Little Bee have been sent back to Nigeria if Yvette hadn't had her released illegally from the detention center? Why or why not? What are you basing your theory on? Provide examples to support your theory.

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