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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. Who signs Amy's will as a witness?
2. To thank Mr. Laurence for being so kind, Beth makes him what?
3. Where is Meg's wedding held?
4. A rumor is circulating that Mrs. March wants to arrange a match between Laurie and who?
5. Mr. Laurence gives Beth a gift that originally belonged to whom?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Amy's family react to her party plan in chapter twenty-three, both before and after the party?
2. How does Jo's attitude in chapter twenty-six effect each of her visits?
3. How, in chapter six, do the girls' attitudes toward their neighbors grow and adapt?
4. How is the idea that leisure doesn't pay neatly illustrated by Marmee for all of the girls in chapter eleven?
5. Describe the differences between each of the March girls.
6. Describe how Meg's personality changes in chapter twenty-two, as she is married.
7. How are Amy and Jo's roles viewed differently, as they go on social calls in chapter twenty-six?
8. How is the Christmas celebration in chapter nineteen different from Christmas a year before?
9. Describe Meg's attitude, in chapter eighteen, when she finds out that Laurie sent a letter to her as a prank.
10. Describe some of the ways the girls keep busy in chapter four, now that the Christmas holidays have ended.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When both March parents are away, Beth contracts Scarlet Fever and Amy is sent to Aunt March's house. Describe what that series of events shows us about Amy's character and how that character changes throughout the book.
Essay Topic 2
Describe how each of the four March girls are different from each other. Cite examples from how they interact with each other, Marmee, and those they are courting throughout the book. Also, use examples of things said by, to, or about them.
Essay Topic 3
Explain how helping others is a central theme of the book. Cite examples of how the girls help each other, how the Laurence's help them, or how they each help other people outside the family.
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