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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 are the names of the sorcerer's ravens?
2. What allows Jean to spend many nights with Melanie?
3. What does the sorcerer want of Winnet?
4. Where does Jean go right after repenting and being released from her lockdown?
5. Who is the boy Winnet makes friends with?
Short Essay Questions
1. What must Winnet do to reach the beautiful city? What is it like when she reaches it?
2. What happens at Elsie's funeral?
3. Describe what happened when Jean's biological mother returned to claim her.
4. What is the point the author makes using the pilgrim fathers in her chapter entitled Deuteronomy?
5. Describe the nature and style of the chapter entitled Deuteronomy.
6. While Jean is locked up in her mother's house after being accused of loving Melanie at church, who does Jean talk to and what do they say?
7. What do the pastor and Jean's mother propose after discovering Jean's continued interest in women, and what is Jean's response?
8. According to the chapter Deuteronomy what are some ways that people change or deny the past?
9. What does Jean tell the church to protect Katy?
10. What happens when Jean finally returns home after being accused by the pastor in church?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
One of the five fundamental components of story telling discussed is that of plot.
Part 1. What is plot? How can it be manipulated?
Part 2 What are the elements of plot? Do they usually follow a pattern?
Part 3. What role does conflict play in plot? What are the four common types of conflict?
Part 4. What is the central conflict that drives the plot?
Essay Topic 2
The action of the novel happens in a community of Pentecostal Evangelists, and the conflict in the story is caused by their beliefs.
Part 1. Who are the Pentecostal Evangelists, and what do they believe in?
Part 2. Have they changed since the 1960s when this story took place?
Part 3. What would it be like to be raised in such a community?
Essay Topic 3
The author frequently uses stories, often ones that sound like parables, to make her points in her story.
Part 1. Give some examples of some stories she tells to enhance an aspect of her story.
Part 2. Analyze the story she tells in reference to her story. What does it mean? What is she adding to her narrative?
Part 3. In your mind, how effective is this tool in her story telling?
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