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Picture Perfect Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what state is William Flying Horse driving in Chapter One?



2. Who is Captain Watkins?



3. How does Cassie's mother feel about snow?



4. What does Alex say when Cassie asks him why she doesn't see Connor anymore?



5. What is the name of Alex's Oscar nominated movie?



Short Essay Questions

1. Why is Alex so comfortable camping in the woods?



2. Describe the ramifications of the Sioux penalty for adultery as described in Chapter Two.



3. How does Cassie's pregnancy affect her feelings for Alex?



4. What does Miranda represent in Chapter Seven?



5. How does Cassie's association with the Lakotas change her life?



6. Discuss the importance of the movie that Alex is nominated for an award in.



7. What does Cassie learn from Cyrus and Dorothea?



8. What is Alex's relationship with his father like?



9. Is Cassie at all to blame for her role in the abuse?



10. How does Cassie start to realize that Alex is attempting to control her life in Chapter Seven?



Essay Topics

Cassie, Alex and Will have all experienced shame. Compare and contrast the shame, its cause and how it is dealt with among these three characters. Of the three, decide who has dealt with his/her feelings of shame most effectively and why.

In a sense, Picture Perfect is Cassie's story of healing from a lifetime of pain. Which events in the novel do you feel were pivotal in Cassie's healing? Which other characters are able to heal in the story, and which are not able to heal their wounds and why? Are there specific characters or places in the book that are associated with pain or healing? Explain.

Explain how Cassie's role as an anthropologist helps or hinders her on her life journey. How do the cultures that she exists in contribute to her growth or limit her? What discoveries does she make in the novel and how do they impact her growth and development?

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