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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. Who is the boy Winnet makes friends with?
2. What does Jean's mother say of Jean's sexuality?
3. What does the sorcerer do for Winnet to help her feel safe dining with him?
4. What are the names of the sorcerer's ravens?
5. Who comes to visit Jean while she is locked in her room?
Short Essay Questions
1. How was Katy and Jean's relationship discovered by the members of the church?
2. How does Winnet end up living with the sorcerer and believing she is his daughter?
3. In what ways might the chapter entitled Deuteronomy apply to Jean's life?
4. What do the pastor and Jean's mother propose after discovering Jean's continued interest in women, and what is Jean's response?
5. According to the chapter Deuteronomy what are some ways that people change or deny the past?
6. What is it like for Winnet living in the village? Why does she decide she has to leave?
7. Describe the nature and style of the chapter entitled Deuteronomy.
8. What does the author say about the curious and the collector of curios?
9. Who is Katy? What is her relationship to Jean?
10. 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?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
None of the references to famous people, stories, or other things are in the novel by accident. The author brings them up specifically for their relevance to some aspect of her story. Choose one of the many popular or Biblical references in the novel to explain.
Part 1. What reference is made? When in the story is it made?
Part 2. Describe the reference thoroughly, making sure to include the parts that relate to ORANGES ARE NOT THE ONLY FRUIT.
Part 3. How does this reference relate back to Jean's story? What relevance does it have? What insight or depth does it bring with it that was missing?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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