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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. About whom do the boys talk?
2. For whom is the basketball?
3. How has Johnny's mind changed?
4. To where does Bella disappear at the end of the scene?
5. What does Bella begin to do at the end of the scene?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Louie survives by outsmarting the system.
Part 1) How does he outsmart the system?
Part 2) From whom does he run and hide?
Part 3) Will he be successful in life? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
There is a chasm that exists between Grandma Kurnitz and Bella.
Part 1) Compare and contrast Grandma and Bella.
Part 2) How do these two characters interact with one another?
Part 3) Does this chasm ever heal? How? Why?
Essay Topic 3
Grandma Kurnitz is forced to view Bella differently.
Part 1) What is Grandma Kurnitz's original view of Bella?
Part 2) How does her view of her change?
Part 3) Why does she view Bella differently by the end of the play?
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