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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. On the first day of the hearing, Anna is not there. Where is she found?
2. When does Anna tell Kate that she is going to stop being her donor?
3. Why is Mrs. Zegna wearing an octopus costume?
4. What is Anna's third grade report on?
5. Who is writing Kate's eulogy?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Izzy think there is hope for Campbell as he leaves with Julia for dinner?
2. Do you think the decision pulls Fitzgerald family closer? Why or why not?
3. Why is Anna not at court the morning of the hearing?
4. Why does Brian leave Campbell alone with Julia?
5. Why does Brian decide not to turn Jesse in as the arsonist?
6. Why does Judge DeSalvo threaten to have Campbell's service dog removed from the courtroom?
7. Why are Campbell and Anna arguing before court starts the next day?
8. What does Sara say about being a mother to Anna in her closing statement?
9. What does Anna say she wants to be in ten years? Why do you think she wants that?
10. Why is Campbell's service dog acting up in the courtroom?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
According to the book, what is fire? Pick several characters from the book (Jesse, Brian, Anna, Campbell) and describe how this theme runs through their lives. Next, discuss how the theme of fire is used by the author throughout the entire book.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the various arson situations from the story, including Jesse and Brian's role. Give your reaction to how Brian decides to handle his knowledge of the arsonist's identity.
Essay Topic 3
According to Judge DeSalvo, the courtroom case is about the quality of life versus the sanctity of life, explain whose quality of life and whose sanctity of life he is referring to. He says that there isn't a good answer to which one is more important, the quality or the sanctity of life. He is not even sure if the two are separated. State the judge's findings and explain his rationale.
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