The Member of the Wedding Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. What product was the sassy chorus on the radio singing an advertisement for?

2. Where is Frankie's father's shop located?

3. During what month does the story take place?

4. Which character says, "It seems like I've seen you somewhere before. Do you ever go dancing at the Idle Hour?"

5. What does the solider order for F.Jasmin at the Blue Moon?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Mr. Addams respond to F. Jasmin's news that she is not returning after the wedding?

2. How does F. Jasmin feel while on her date with the soldier? How is the soldier similar to Mr. Marlowe?

3. What are Frankie's plans for after her brother marries his bride-to-be and why does she make these plans?

4. How does Frankie describe her experience of seeing the two boys out of the corner of her eye to Berenice?

5. Describe John Henry.

6. Who is Lily Mae Jenkins?

7. How does F. Jasmin differ from Frankie?

8. What is Frankie's initial reaction to her brother's engagement?

9. Describe Mary Littlejohn and her family.

10. Describe Berenice's four marriages.

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What is significant about the setting of this novel? Why is the setting significant? Why is it important to understand the real world significance of the story in order to understand Frankie's story? Please use specific examples from the book.

Essay Topic 2

How does Frankie view her father over the course of the novel? Why does she view him in this way? Please use specific examples from the book.

Essay Topic 3

How does Frankie find her voice in the novel? Was her voice lost or did she rediscover it? How do you know this? Please use specific examples from the book.

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