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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 does Cassie realize the first time that she and Alex are intimate after their reunion?
2. Why does Alex fly into a rage at the restaurant, in Chapter Seven?
3. The night of Alex's fight at the restaurant, Cassie thinks that she cannot imagine a world where what happens?
4. Why is Will at the restaurant the night that Alex gets into a fight?
5. Who is Nick LaRue?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the ramifications of the Sioux penalty for adultery as described in Chapter Two.
2. How does Cassie feel towards Alex when he first takes her back to their Malibu apartment in Chapter Four?
3. How do Jane and William get to know each other better in Chapter Two?
4. What do Cassie's lives in Maine, Tanzania and Malibu illustrate in Chapter Five?
5. How does Alex view himself?
6. How does the driver, John, represent Alex's life?
7. What connections to both Alex and Will does Jane/Cassie show in Chapter Three.
8. How does Alex react to the visit to the pediatric hospital?
9. What is Alex's relationship with his father like?
10. What role does Herb Silver play in Chapter Three?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
Cassie's amnesia allows her to view Alex from the perspective of someone who's never met him before, that is, until her memory returns. Yet she follows the same patterns of behavior as she did before and accepts her abuse until she realizes that he might hurt her unborn child.
1) Is Cassie destined to find herself in an abusive relationship due to her childhood?
2) What benefit does she gain from their relationship?
3) Will she be able to have a meaningful relationship with Will?
Support your answers with specific examples.
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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