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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 is the name of Sean's father?
2. What does Sean buy in Chapter 3 before a date?
3. What is Rod's last name?
4. On their date, where do Maggie and Dennis sit in Chapter 3?
5. What does Liz read in Chapter 1?
Short Essay Questions
1. On her date with Dennis in Chapter 3, what does Maggie hope?
2. What foreshadowing is present in Chapter 3?
3. What elements of foreshadowing are included in the letter that Liz writes to Sean in Chapter 6?
4. What does Maggie feel insecure about in Chapter 2?
5. At what point is the transition between the characters' thoughts most intense? Why?
6. What is significant about Liz's astrological reading?
7. What does Maggie's mother say about physical attractiveness?
8. Describe Liz's tough exterior versus her softer interior.
9. Why does Liz claim that her dates with Sean are no longer fun?
10. How does Liz try to improve her relationship with her parents?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What are the important elements of the graduation scene? What symbolism is represented in the graduation scene? Why is this an important part of the story?
Essay Topic 2
What is the main conflict in My Darling, My Hamburger? Identify the sub-plots in the story. How do the sub-plots contribute to the underlying themes and the overall conflict?
Essay Topic 3
What is symbolic about the Madonna statue that Liz's mother gives to Liz? What other symbols are represented in the story? How does the reader know that symbolism is being used in the context of the story?
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