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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Laurie tell Jo about the relationship they have?
2. Laurie admires what about Amy?
3. What does Jo name her two sons?
4. Mrs. March tells Jo that she is concerned about what?
5. What does Laurie intend to do to prove that he is not spoiled?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Louisa May Alcott had somewhat nontraditional views of a woman's role in the late 1800s.
Part 1: Describe how Jo's attitude in the beginning of the book reflects those views.
Part 2: Explain how Jo's attitude grew and changed toward the end of the book.
Part 3: Describe how Marmee's hopes for her daughters reflects Alcott's nontraditional view. Were Marmee's hopes fulfilled?
Essay Topic 3
In part I of the book, the girls have to make sacrifices due to the War. Explain the family hardships that go on, both financial and personal, and how the girls overcome them.
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