Final Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the town react to Judge's death?
2. How old are most of Laurel's friends' children?
3. What is suggested Fay do with the house?
4. Where does Laurel believe her father will be buried?
5. Why is Laurel saddened when she thinks of Phil?
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Judge's depression. Why did he become depressed after surgery? Who had the largest impact on Judge's emotional state? Why? How did Laurel try to relieve Judge's depression? Was she successful? Was Judge's depression a hurdle to his recovery? How?
Essay Topic 2
Grief is a theme of this novel. Discuss how grief effects each of the main characters, including Laurel, Fay, and Judge. How does grief change their thinking, their behaviors? How does it affect their choices?
Essay Topic 3
Laurel and Fay never really get along, even after Laurel attempts to befriend Fay. Why does Fay reject Laurel's overtures at friendship? Does Fay dislike Laurel? Does Fay feel threatened by Laurel? Why or why not? Does Laurel really want to be Fay's friend? Why or why not?
This section contains 260 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)