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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. How long did it take Cletus and Ob to put a puzzle together on Christmas Day?
2. What dead plants does Summer see outside when Ob tries to contact May in Chapter 5?
3. What month is it in Chapter 2?
4. What did Ob wear to May's funeral?
5. What was a baby wearing in a photograph Cletus shows Summer at the beginning of Chapter 4?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who is the preacher of the spiritualist church?
2. How did the three travelers find the church?
3. What does Ob do when they reach Charleston again on the way back home?
4. Describe Cletus' house.
5. Who was the one person in Deep Water who has had a face-lift?
6. Why did Cletus spend Christmas with Ob and Summer instead of with his parents?
7. How often does Ob oversleep?
8. How did May refer to being in her garden?
9. In fourth grade, how did another student describe Summer?
10. What reasons does Ob give for wanting to go on a trip?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The trip to the spiritualist church is quieter than Summer had thought it would be. Discuss the trip and how it affects Ob, Summer, and Cletus.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss dynamic and static characters in the novel and the changes that the dynamic characters experience.
Essay Topic 3
The three travelers learn that the Rev. Young has died. Discuss how the death of the minister affects Ob, Summer, and Cletus and which of them is most affected by the death.
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