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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is Naomi furious with Del the next day?
2. What has Del decided to write?
3. In what terms does Del not describe herself as she stands at the mirror?
4. Del and Naomi talk about sex and ___________________.
5. How does Del get a part in the operetta?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the role of religion in Del's life. Why is she so adamant about pursuing it in spite of her mother's derision? Does Del make an informed choice for a church home? Does she make a final decision she can live with? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Even though the world was involved in World War II during much of the time period of Del's story, it does not really enter into the book. Why does the author choose to leave this major world event out of Del's story? What does that show about the isolation of Del and her rural surroundings?
Essay Topic 3
Uncle Benny is not really Del's uncle but he has a huge role in her life. Explain the importance of Uncle Benny to Del. What does he supply for her that she cannot get from her real family?
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