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. What part of Gundi's house does she offer for Jax to relax?
2. When does Annawake claim that Indian children begin to flounder?
3. What does Taylor call the coffee shop where she and Turtle eat lunch?
4. How does Jax feel about Taylor after she goes on the run with Turtle?
5. What does Jax argue with Gundi is the force most rewarded in white society?
Short Essay Questions
1. What evidence does Annawake have that Turtle's adoption is not legal?
2. In what way do Alice and Annawake work together in the retelling of the story of the Pigs in Heaven?
3. How does Alice figure out that Turtle is Cash's granddaughter?
4. What funny story does Cash tell Alice while she is lying naked on his bed?
5. At the opening of the novel, what is the state of Alice and Harland's marriage?
6. What happens to Cash Stillwater's family before he decides to move to Jackson Hole?
7. How does Alice feel in the moments before Cash comes to pick her up for their date?
8. What does Cash tell Alice about boarding schools while they are on their date?
9. What startling news does Alice hear while she is attending the stomp dance with Cash?
10. What conversation does Jax have with Gundi after he opens the certified letter from Annawake?
The luck of the Native American people comes to the forefront of the novel, as the tribe believes in luck as a driving force to their survival. Explain the ways that the Native American tribe portrayed in this novel can be seen as both a lucky and an unlucky tribe of people.
Many characters in the novel choose their own names, or are gifted a name after a significant moment in their life. Choose two characters with interesting names, explain the story behind their name, and then explain how their name reflects their character traits.
In the novel, there are three single mothers whose characters are explored. Briefly describe the three single mothers in the text and compare / contrast their mothering skills. What message do you think Kingsolver is sending to the reader about the love of a single mother?
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