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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What are the Indian people tricked into giving away by clever crooks?
2. What type of people does Taylor have a job driving around town?
3. After the confrontation, what does Taylor decide that she wants to change in her life?
4. What type of tree does Sugar's husband plant on the way to the watering hole?
5. Where do Taylor, Turtle, and Barbie move once Alice is gone?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In the novel, there are various references to nature as a parallel to Turtle's story. Choose two examples of nature as presented in the novel and explain how those scenes parallel the story of the fight for Turtle's custody.
Essay Topic 2
The Trail of Tears proved to be an important historical moment in the novel. Explain what happened during the Trail of Tears, and how this moment in history directly affected Turtle's story.
Essay Topic 3
Turtle often associates her fears with horses. Describe a moment when Turtle remembers horses as linked to her childhood at the Indian reservation, and then explain how the imagery of horses expanded, and was used in connection to Annawake and her search for Taylor and Turtle.
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