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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who shares the train car with Billie Jo?
2. Billie Jo tells Louise that there is nothing better than __________________.
3. Who is Louise?
4. What do Daddy and Billie Jo keep from the two boxes of Ma's things?
5. Who does Billie Jo have a crush on?
Essay Topic 1
Billie Jo becomes an outcast due to her hands being deformed after the fire. How does she manage through this stigma? How does she wish people would treat her? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Despite the extremely trying times of people living in the dust bowl era, they are very generous and supportive of each other. Cite at least three examples that show this strength of character and generosity.
Essay Topic 3
Write a character sketch of Ma. Be sure to include both physical and emotional characteristics as well as personal motivations, fears, etc.
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