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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 play does Cassie hear Alex practicing their first night together?
2. What is true of Alex's wardrobe?
3. What does Cassie remember Connor teaching her to do?
4. Who does Jane tell about her recalled profession in Chapter Three?
5. What does Cassie say that Connor inspired her to do?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the driver, John, represent Alex's life?
2. What connections to both Alex and Will does Jane/Cassie show in Chapter Three.
3. How does William's vision quest relate to his meeting Cassie?
4. How does Alex express his loving feeling for Cassie?
5. Describe Alex and Cassie's home in Bel-Air.
6. What expectations does the Algonquin legend put in place for the novel?
7. How does Alex react to the visit to the pediatric hospital?
8. Is William Flying Horse a trusting person?
9. Describe the ramifications of the Sioux penalty for adultery as described in Chapter Two.
10. How do Jane and William get to know each other better in Chapter Two?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Was Cassie wise or foolish to throw the Tylenol out the window and trust in tribal healing beliefs and why? If baby Connor had not gotten better after she threw out the medicine, what impact would that have had on the story? Are the Sioux rituals in the story meant to represent something or are they meant to get the reader to be more open-minded about different belief systems?
Essay Topic 2
Cassie has visits from and discussions with her dead friend Connor throughout Picture Perfect.
1) Analyze these experiences in terms of what they are and how they help Cassie or hold her back.
2) Compare and contrast Connor with William Flying Horse.
3) Analyze the importance of the rock with CMM 1969 etched on it.
Essay Topic 3
Explain how Cassie, Alex and Will each identify themselves within the world around them. Be sure to consider the venues they choose to live in, or not live in.
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