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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Alice feel about the teenagers in Heaven?
2. What type of transportation does Cash Stillwater drive?
3. What does Annawake return to Letty's home after the welcoming celebration for Cash?
4. What does Annawake claim is the meaning behind the seventh star in the constellation?
5. Which of the following characters does NOT die in Cash's stories?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Turtle had a very difficult childhood throughout the novel. Compare / contrast her life on the reservation with her life with Taylor. Finally, explain how Turtle got her name and the symbolism that name has to her childhood.
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Both Alice and Taylor define themselves as being strong-willed women that do not need a man to survive, but both women's opinions of themselves change throughout the course of the novel. Describe the viewpoint that mother and daughter shared about men at the beginning of the novel, and describe how their views about men gradually changed by the end of the novel.
This section contains 295 words
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