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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 makes Del run for home in her drunken state?
2. In what terms does Del not describe herself as she stands at the mirror?
3. Del and Naomi talk about sex and ___________________.
4. Where does Del go when she gets drunk and disoriented at the hotel?
5. What does Del wear as she stands in front of a mirror?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are Del's feelings of being awkward while dancing with Clive?
2. How does Del feel about Frank Wales after the operetta?
3. How does Del finally land a part in the operetta?
4. What is happening to Del in this section?
5. What happens to Del after she and Naomi and their dates continue their evening at a hotel?
6. How does the cooperation necessary between cast mates alter the usual dynamic between the boys and girls in class?
7. What is the reason for the beginning of the end of Del and Naomi's friendship?
8. How does Del respond to Mr. Chamberlain's advances?
9. What are Del's impressions of Naomi when she sees her at work one day?
10. How does Del envision herself as a sexual person for the first time?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the girls and women in Del's life. What role do they serve in her development? How does Del manage through the ups and downs with each of the girls and women in her life? What do they all have in common? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Del's story takes place in 1940s rural Canada. Project Del's character 70 years into the future. How different would she be if she were a 21st century character living in rural character? What would she be like if she were a 21st century character living in a metropolitan area?
Essay Topic 3
Create a character study of Uncle Benny. What are his physical characteristics? What are his motivations? What are his fears? What are his dreams? What else can you say about Uncle Benny?
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