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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Winnet do for the boy?
2. What matters when looking at the past?
3. How much warning do Jean and Melanie have of what will happen at church when they are separated?
4. What are the names of the sorcerer's ravens?
5. What is the meeting of the Sisterhood like when Jean shows up after her second affair?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
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?
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