Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the prince in the story want to find?
2. What reason does Jean have for visiting Melanie every Monday?
3. What does Jean ask for when her mother takes her to town to buy mince?
4. Why is the paper shop "forbidden" and its owners talked about?
5. What is Elsie's hobby?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the food metaphor the author uses to describe hearing about an event from various sources.
2. In an attempt to fit in at school, what does Jean change about her art projects? How does that go?
3. Who is the prince in the story, and what does he believe he wants?
4. Explain why this statement is relevant to Jean's predicament at school: "What constitutes a problem is not the thing, or the environment where we find the thing, but the conjunction of the two."
5. Who is Katy? What is her relationship to Jean?
6. What happens the first time Melanie goes to Jean's church?
7. What are some things Jean's mother did for the Society for the Lost? Was she effective?
8. What is Jean's mother's reaction to the discovery of Jean's continued interest in women?
9. Who is a friend to Jean after she is exposed for loving women for the second time? What does she do to help?
10. What must Winnet do to reach the beautiful city? What is it like when she reaches it?
Jean's first theological disagreement with her church was on the definition of perfection.
Part 1. How did the pastor at Jean's church define perfection? According to him, is it achievable? How and when?
Part 2. Jean expresses her own views on the definition through a story. Summarize the story she tells and explain how it portrays Jean's views on perfection. What are Jean's views on perfection?
Part 3. Which side of this discussion do you agree with? Give reasons and examples to support your position.
Choose one of the Biblical books that a chapter of ORANGES ARE NOT THE ONLY FRUIT was named after; so Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, or Ruth.
Part 1. Describe the Biblical book, naming the most common references from it.
Part 2. Summarize the activity that happens in the chapter ORANGES ARE NOT THE ONLY FRUIT named after that Biblical book.
Part 3. Relate the chapter in the novel to the biblical chapter. What parallels is the book making? What references? How does the biblical chapter add depth to the book?
By far the most cited popular reference in the novel is William Blake.
Part 1. Who is William Blake?
Part 2. Write a short biography of the life and works of William Blake.
Part 3. How is William Blake significant in the novel? Why is he cited as often as he is?
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