Pigs in Heaven Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What gift does Cash send to Alice, letting her know that he is interested?

2. At what grade does Cash Stillwater stop attending school?

3. What type of home does Cash Stillwater's family build on their homestead?

4. Which of the following characters does NOT die in Cash's stories?

5. Where does Taylor hide the money that Alice has given her once she is in her own apartment?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Throughout the novel, the symbolism of pigs is used in various forms. Choose two examples in which pigs are used as symbols in the novel and explain how those symbols reflected the larger themes presented in Turtle's story.

Essay Topic 2

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.

Essay Topic 3

Throughout the novel, Kingsolver repeatedly gives voice to her opinion about television. Choose two examples of times that Kingsolver mentions television, and explain how television affected the lives of the characters in the novel. What message do you think Kingsolver is sending her audience through her portrayal of television in the novel?

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