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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Zhang Shuyun?
2. What is given to all the girls at Ming Quong on Mother's Day?
3. What Asian-American athlete does Evans cite as having been called "Beaten by an American"?
4. To what Broadway show's music does Kelly fall asleep in White Cloud Park?
5. What phrase does Chinese professor Huang Banghan use to describe his hopes for adopted Chinese girls' journeys through the questions of their origins?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the significance of this quote by Confucius: "People's original natures are nearly the same. But due to different educations and environments, they grow further and further apart." What does he mean? Is this statement supported or refuted by the author?
Essay Topic 2
What is the story of the red thread and its significance to Chinese adoptees? How does Evans use this story in her own?
Essay Topic 3
What is the message Karin draws from a needle she found stuck in her quilt? Why is it especially meaningful to her at the time?
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