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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 arrives unexpectedly to see Lucy one night?
2. Mariah thinks that her problem is ____________________.
3. Which of the following is NOT one of Mariah and Lewis' daughters?
4. With which daughter is Lucy having dinner in Chapter 3?
5. What does Lewis do when Lucy tries to take a picture of the family?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Lucy think about the seasons now that she is experiencing Autumn?
2. What are the reasons that Lucy does not like her mother?
3. Why does Lucy tell her mother the tawdry details of her life, and how does her mother respond?
4. Why does Mariah not like Peggy?
5. Who is Roland and how does Lucy meet him?
6. What are the circumstances that lead to Lucy having sex with Hugh?
7. Why do Lucy and Peggy decide to get an apartment together in spite of their waning friendship?
8. What do the situations with Tanner and Hugh represent in Lucy's life?
9. Who is Tanner and what role does he have in Lucy's life?
10. What does Mariah share with Lucy about her intimate life with Lewis?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Betrayal seems to be almost an unnamed character in the book. How pervasive is the sense of betrayal Why does it have such a prevalent place in Lucy's life? How about Mariah's life? Explain how an inanimate object, a characteristic, or a concept can be a character.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast Mariah and Dinah. Both women want influence over Lewis but have their hold on him in very different ways. What other similarities and dissimilarities are there between the two characters? Why are their differences classic examples of conflict in drama?
Essay Topic 3
Create a character study of Lewis. What are his physical characteristics? What are his motivations? What are his fears? What are his dreams? What else can you say about Lewis?
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