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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. Who do Alice and her mother watch while they are trying to lose weight?
2. Where does Alice go after college?
3. What famous person asks Alice for an interview?
4. What do Alice and the officer talk about in the car on the way to the Public Safety Building?
5. What poet's reading is Alice at when Lila is raped?
Short Essay Questions
1. How many years is Madison sentenced to? What is Alice's mother's reaction when she tells her?
2. Where does Alice visit Maria Flores? Why is she there? What does she tell Alice?
3. What important day does Alice's trial fall on? What do they do to try and fix this?
4. What item does Alice have a hard time identifying during her trial? What makes her burst into tears shortly thereafter?
5. Who does Alice ask to come with her to the preliminary hearing? What happens that Alice is unaware of at the time but understands now?
6. What outfit does Alice wear to her trial? What does Gail say is important about this?
7. What happens to Lila while Alice is at a poetry reading? What is her reaction to Alice after her rape?
8. On the day of her trail, why is Alice's father not allowed in the courtroom? What does Alice think about this?
9. What number suspect does Alice mark? Why does she choose this one over the other?
10. What mistake did the police make so that Alice has to go through the grand jury? Why does she have to do this?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When Alice sees her rapist and things get hectic, Ken "wimps out." Write an essay on how Alice's view of Ken changes throughout her ordeal, providing at least three examples.
Essay Topic 2
While Alice's attacker is raping her, he says mean things to her and beats her. However, after the attack his behavior changes dramatically. Write an essay explaining this change in behavior towards Alice and what this might mean in terms of power and forgiveness.
Essay Topic 3
Think about the difference between Mary Alice and Linda. Write a compare/contrast essay between these two people and the comforts that Alice finds in them.
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