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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Anne often play with as a child?
2. The author compares Annie to a _________________.
3. Why does Annie refuse to stay at the school?
4. Who is asked to say grace?
5. Who locks the door to the dining room?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
James Keller is Captain Keller's son by his first marriage. James is the same age as Kate. What is the relationship between Kate and James? How does James relate to Helen? What part does James play in Helen's teaching and skill level? How does James help or hinder Annie's efforts?
Essay Topic 2
There is a highly effective method of using lighting on stage as well as in television. Cite at least three examples of how lighting was used as foreshadowing and how that knowledge affected the reader/viewer's perceptions.
Essay Topic 3
One of Annie's biggest battles has to do with defeat. Annie will not admit defeat. Annie says that she will never give up, while James says that sometimes there are no other options and that defeat does exist. What makes Annie so determined to make a breakthrough with Helen? Is it because of pride, belief in herself and/or Helen or something else? How does Annie's perseverance help and hinder her work with Helen and the Kellers? What might Annie have done differently?
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