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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 is chiseled into the pink rock that Cassie has under a boxwood hedge of her Bel-Air mansion?
2. What does Jane realize that her profession is?
3. Why is Will angry when he returns home the first day Jane stays there alone?
4. What sound does William Flying Horse hear that leads him to the unnamed woman?
5. Who is Alex's public relations person?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Cassie addicted to dime store romances and embarrassed by this?
2. How does Cassie start to realize that Alex is attempting to control her life in Chapter Seven?
3. What does Miranda represent in Chapter Seven?
4. How do Jane and William get to know each other better in Chapter Two?
5. Describe the setting where the woman with amnesia wakes up in Chapter One.
6. How does William's vision quest relate to his meeting Cassie?
7. Why does Cassie become an anthropologist?
8. How do Cassie and Will's perceptions of Desperado differ and why does this matter?
9. Does Cassie trust Alex in Chapter Four?
10. Explain the importance of Nick LaRue in Chapter Seven.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Alex uses multiple personas to get through life in a way that looks good to his audience.
1) At what points in Picture Perfect do you think that Alex is truly being himself rather than acting a role?
2) Why does Alex cease going to the therapy sessions with Cassie?
3) Does anyone else in the story seem to realize that Alex is always putting on an act? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Domestic abuse is not easy to deal with for anyone. If you were Ophelia or Will, how would deal with knowing that a good friend is being abused. Did each of them handle the situation correctly? Are there any other characters in the novel that could have or should have intervened? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
The definition of possessions is likely different in the Sioux world and the white world. Using examples in Picture Perfect, select three objects or persons in the story that someone sees as his/her possession. Analyze how the owner comes to this decision and the meaning that ownership has to that person.
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