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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 does Jesse Wade do when Tiger cries about the swimming party?
2. What slight injury does Corrina get at the picnic?
3. Who is Tiger's father?
4. What does Jesse Wade do while the women pick peas?
5. Corrina begins to quote _________________.
Short Essay Questions
1. What are the circumstances of Granny's death and who finds her body?
2. Why is Tiger doubly embarrassed when Corrina causes a scene in church?
3. Why does Tiger think that Granny is preparing her for marriage?
4. What makes Tiger start to think about growing up and becoming a young woman?
5. How does the author show that Corrina is more like Tiger's sibling than her mother?
6. How does the author use foreshadowing in Chapter 2 regarding the rain?
7. What is Tiger's relationship with Jesse Wade?
8. Which one of the Parker family members is most taken with the new television?
9. Why is Tiger so frustrated with her father after Granny's death?
10. Why does Tiger have conflicting feelings about Corrina?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Create a brief character study of Granny. What did she look like? What is her position in the family? What were her positive personality traits? What were her dreams and fears? What was most valuable to her in her world?
Essay Topic 2
Create a brief character study of Corrina Parker. What did she look like? What is her family position? What were her positive personality traits? What were her dreams and fears? What was most valuable to her in her world?
Essay Topic 3
Explain the role of women in the American South during the 1950s. What precedents did these women feel compelled to follow? What restrictions did they have? What freedoms did they have that 21st century women do not have? How were their lives significantly more difficult than the lives of 21st century women?
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