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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. The family prepares for what event?
2. Amy hints to Laurie that he should rejoin whom?
3. Amy shows Laurie two sketches of whom?
4. What do Amy and Laurie want to use their wealth for?
5. Who else arrives as the March family celebrate?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Laurie and Amy's Christmas spent together in France affect the major plot line of Jo's relationship with Laurie?
2. How does Jo handle the fact that Beth is dying?
3. What lessons do we learn from Beth's death?
4. How does Laurie help Amy to see the truth about herself and her relationship with Fred in chapter thirty-four?
5. In chapter thirty-nine, as she prepares to settle into the Laurence estate, how has Amy's attitude about money and material things changed?
6. How do Amy and Laurie feel about the possibility of Jo marrying Professor Bhaer?
7. What does the entire book say about wealth?
8. How does Beth's death, in chapter thirty-five, affect the rest of the family?
9. In chapter thirty-eight, Laurie and Jo have a final discussion about their relationship and decide what?
10. How, in chapter thirty-four, does Amy help Laurie to see himself for who he is and who he used to be and change accordingly?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Mr. Laurence and his grandson, Laurie, are the March girls' neighbors throughout the book. Choose one of the three sisters below and explain how she gets along with Laurie throughout the book.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
Christmas and other parties play a recurring role in the March girls' lives throughout the book. Compare and contrast some of the Christmases and other parties in the book and explain how the girls learned the lesson that material things are not as important as family and friends during those festivities.
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