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Lives of Girls and Women Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Del's prays that she will _____________________________.



2. What type of newspapers does Benny collect?



3. How did Uncle Craig die?



4. What is the affliction of Aunt Moira's and Uncle Bob's daughter?



5. What is the name of the woman Benny brings home?



Short Essay Questions

1. How does Del manage the news that Uncle Craig has died?



2. Explain the scenario of Mr. Chamberlain taking Del out to the country and his inappropriate behavior there.



3. How does the cooperation necessary between cast mates alter the usual dynamic between the boys and girls in class?



4. What happens to Naomi when her father realizes she had been out all night drinking and carousing?



5. What are Del's feelings of being awkward while dancing with Clive?



6. How does Del feel about Frank Wales after the operetta?



7. What is happening to Del in this section?



8. Who is Art Chamberlain?



9. How does Del come to the realization that not all prayers are answered in the way one would like?



10. What happens to Del after she and Naomi and their dates continue their evening at a hotel?



Essay Topics

Even though Del does not finish her book, she carries it around in her mind. Knowing what you know about Del's book, create three different titles and synopses for Del's book.

LIVES OF GIRLS AND WOMEN is a classic coming of age story. What does that classification entail? Why does this novel fit into this story? Explain.

Create a character study of Del Jordan. What are her physical characteristics? What are her motivations? What are her fears? What are her dreams? What else can you say about Del?

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