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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 does the raven warn Winnet will happen if she stays in the place she loves?
2. How much does Jean tell her mother about Melanie?
3. What is it like for Jean when Melanie visits and kisses her goodbye?
4. What does Jean's mother do after Jean has repented?
5. What is the first thing that happens in the chapter titled Judges?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who is a friend to Jean after she is exposed for loving women for the second time? What does she do to help?
2. What is it like for Winnet living in the village? Why does she decide she has to leave?
3. What is Jean's mother's reaction to the discovery of Jean's continued interest in women?
4. Where does Melanie go, and with whom, after being accused at church? What happens?
5. What does Jean tell the church to protect Katy?
6. What is the point the author makes using the pilgrim fathers in her chapter entitled Deuteronomy?
7. Describe how the author describes Pol Pot in relation to history in the chapter entitled Deuteronomy.
8. What is the nature of stories and history and how does she describe them?
9. How and when are Melanie and Jean ousted to the church? What happens?
10. How was Katy and Jean's relationship discovered by the members of the church?
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 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?
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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