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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 instructions does the pastor give Jean after she refuses to repent?
2. What is the meeting of the Sisterhood like when Jean shows up after her second affair?
3. What does Jean's mother say of Jean's sexuality?
4. Who comes to visit Jean while she is locked in her room?
5. Where does Jean go after being accused at church?
Short Essay Questions
1. In what ways might the chapter entitled Deuteronomy apply to Jean's life?
2. What happens when Jean finally returns home after being accused by the pastor in church?
3. What do the pastor and her mother pinpoint as the culprit for Jean's sexuality?
4. What must Winnet do to reach the beautiful city? What is it like when she reaches it?
5. According to the chapter Deuteronomy what are some ways that people change or deny the past?
6. What is the point the author makes using the pilgrim fathers in her chapter entitled Deuteronomy?
7. Describe what happened when Jean's biological mother returned to claim her.
8. Who is Katy? What is her relationship to Jean?
9. What does Jean tell the church to protect Katy?
10. What do the pastor and Jean's mother propose after discovering Jean's continued interest in women, and what is Jean's response?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The five fundamental components of fiction were introduced and discussed in a lecture.
Part 1. What are the five fundamental components?
Part 2. Give a description of each of the components and an example or two of how they might affect a story.
Part 3. Discuss the five fundamental components in ORANGES ARE NOT THE ONLY FRUIT. What techniques does the author use? How effectively does she use them?
Essay Topic 2
The author uses parables throughout her story in ORANGES ARE NOT THE ONLY FRUIT. Write a parable for your own story.
Part 1. Give us the general situation of a time in your life when you were going through something you would like to represent through a story.
Part 2. Create and tell the story that will shed understanding or light onto your situation for the reader.
Part 3. Explain your story and how it relates to your situation in life. Do you think your story was effective in adding depth or meaning to the description of your situation?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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