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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Barbie want to get a job in an office?
2. What meal does Cash serve to Alice in bed?
3. Who does Alice remember shaking, screaming, and speaking in tongues?
4. What type of people does Taylor have a job driving around town?
5. Who is Andy Rainbelt?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Gabriel Fourkiller acts as a silent character throughout the novel. He is often spoken about, but is never directly involved in the story line. Describe who Gabriel Fourkiller is, and then explain how his character affected the fight over Turtle's custody.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Throughout the novel, both Taylor and Annawake clash over what is best for Turtle's future. Explain the arguments that both women had for Turtle's custody, and then explain how it was actually two cultures, rather than two women, fighting for the best of the child.
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