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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How are Jean and Katy discovered?
2. When is the last time Jean sees Elsie?
3. What happens to Winnet at the sorcerer's castle?
4. What are the names of the sorcerer's ravens?
5. How much does Jean tell her mother about Melanie?
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
Jean's mother, whose name we never actually learn, is one of the most overwhelming characters of the book and it is her hands more than any that shape Jean's childhood.
Part 1. Describe Jean's mother.
Part 2. Jean described her mother as "Old Testament." What does she mean?
Part 3. What hints are we given into Jean's mother's past that indicate she might not be entirely as she seems. What hints are we given and what can we guess?
Essay Topic 3
The central themes in the novel deal with sexuality and gender roles.
Part 1. Describe the views that expressed by the members of Jean's church.
Part 2. Analyze the views described. Are they sexist or prejudice?
Part 3. What philosophies exist contrary to this position? What is anti-essentialism?
Part 4. What effect do holding these views have on religious institutions such as Jean's church?
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