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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the instructor ask Viv to do?

2. What does Canoe serve that the women and girls only pick at?

3. Which author are the women discussing today?

4. With all the women, the beginning of the end came ____________________________.

5. Who tried to escape the alcohol treatment center?

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

Who are the warriors in the chapter entitled "Warriors"? Is it immediately clear who they are? Why does the author call them by this name? What battle are they waging? Are they winning the war? Are there any characters who do not fall into the category of warriors? Explain.

Essay Topic 3

Explain the taboo of homosexuality in the 1950s. Why would Viv's friends consider her ex-husband, Clark, to be less of a person because of his presumed homosexuality? How does the group of women accept the lesbian relationship of Carmen and Suzie several years later?

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