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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 does Nate convince Ruby to do?
2. What does Olivia say has been horrible for her?
3. What does Aaron have when Ruby sees him?
4. What does Ruby try to ask Nate?
5. Where do Nate and Ruby go on one of their errands?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do Cora and Ruby talk about the next morning after Ruby's drunken episode?
2. Describe Nate and Ruby's visit to the vacant apartment.
3. What does Nate ask Ruby when she returns his sweatshirt and how does she respond?
4. For what does Ruby thank Olivia and what is Olivia's reply?
5. What happens between Ruby and Nate that endangers their relationship?
6. What changes have been going on with Gervais?
7. Who finds Ruby in the clearing and what does he do and say?
8. What does Cora say about leaving Ruby when Ruby was young and how does Ruby respond?
9. What does Gervais want when he comes over to Ruby's house on Christmas?
10. What does Cora learn about her and Ruby's mother?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
1. What is foreshadow? How many incidences of foreshadow are in Lock and Key? How does foreshadow contribute to a book's suspense?
2. Discuss an example of foreshadow in Lock and Key including why you believe it is foreshadow. Include examples from the book and your own life to illustrate your answer.
3. How do you think most people react to uncertainty in their lives? Use examples from Lock and Key and your own live to support your opinion.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss one of the following:
1. Thoroughly analyze how the setting informs the plot in Lock and Key.
2. Trace and analyze one major theme of Lock and Key. How is the theme represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
3. Trace and analyze two secondary themes of Lock and Key. How are the themes represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
Essay Topic 3
Lock and Key belongs to the young teen novel genre. Discuss the following:
1. Define the literary term "genre" and give several examples of three other genres in addition to the young teen novel genre.
2. Discuss two reasons why it might be useful to label a text by genre and two reasons it might be disadvantageous to label a text by genre.
3. What do you think is the difference between a young teen novel and a historical novel mystery?
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