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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 Ellen find taped to the door of her father's office?
2. What does Kate say when George says Easter will be early this year?
3. What color is the suit Ellen buys to wear to the funeral?
4. What kind of coat does Kate wear when she and George go out for dinner and music?
5. Why does Kate say she read the books she and Ellen read as a "book club?"
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Ellen say to Mrs. Duane when she says that she's been meaning to visit Kate?
2. What are Ellen's theories about why Mrs. Duane and Kate don't talk about men while they're having lunch together?
3. Describe some of the reactions to Ellen's arrest.
4. What is Jon's role in Ellen's arrest?
5. What does Ellen do when she and Jeff go to the cemetery?
6. What is the memory Ellen has about a tree lighting event the first year her mother was one of the Minnies?
7. What information is presented about Ellen's paternal grandparents.
8. Who is Chris and what happens between Chris and Ellen?
9. What does Teresa say when Ellen asks if she's curious as to why George is never home?
10. What is Ellen's reaction when Jeff makes fun of her for baking cookies and why does she react this way?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Who is Teresa? What is her role in Ellen's life? Who i s Jules? What is her role in Ellen's life? Which of the two characters is more important to Ellen? Why?
Essay Topic 2
Who is it that comes to Ellen's rescue after Ellen's arrest? What is her role in Ellen's life? Why does she take on this new role after Ellen's arrest? What are the repercussions and are they justified?
Essay Topic 3
Who is Jonathan? What is his relationship with Ellen? What do Jules and Kate think of him? Describe his actions over the course of Kate's illness. What is Ellen's reaction when he tells her he has an internship and wants her to live with him? What motivates this reaction? Is Ellen correct in this reaction?
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