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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Rosacoke see at church?
2. What is Rosacoke's job?
3. Why is the relationship between Rosacoke and Mildred and Sammy significant in the 1960s?
4. What news does Rosacoke give Wesley in a letter?
5. Why can Rosacoke not return home on foot?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe Mr. Isaac. What is his relationship with people in the community? What is his role in the story? What was the author trying to accomplish by creating Mr. Isaac's character in the story?
Essay Topic 2
Explain the significance of the book's title. What did the author mean by calling the story A LONG AND HAPPY LIFE? Cite an example to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Explain the role of women in the rural South in the 1960s when the women in the novel are living their lives. What precedents do they feel compelled to follow? What restrictions do the have? What freedoms did they have that 21st century women do not have?
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