Our Kind: A Novel in Stories Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Kate Walbert
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do the women fear that Him will discover?

2. How well does Viv know Don when they marry?

3. What is not one of the things Professor Dipple and Cilla Whitney ask Viv when she wants to leave school?

4. How did her mentors learn that Viv was leaving school?

5. What does Barbara have to showcase her golfing skill?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Project into the future ten years and write a brief synopsis for the lives of Canoe, Barbara, Viv and Louise. Be sure to include emotional states as well as physical characteristics, geographic locations, work, hobbies, socialization, etc.

Essay Topic 2

Create a brief character study on Esther. What does she look like? What are her positive personality traits? What are some of her negative characteristics? What are her hopes and fears? What motivates her--if anything--at this point in her life?

Essay Topic 3

What do the women mean by "Beginning of the End" when they tell each other their life stories? Viv is the last to tell her "Beginning of the End" story and it seems most appropriate for all the women whose endings actually began at the beginnings. What does the author mean by this?

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