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 does Annawake claim is the meaning behind the seventh star in the constellation?

2. How many rooms does Cash Stillwater's home have?

3. What happens to the Jewish father that fought for the return of his adopted son after the Holocaust?

4. Which character prepares kunutche for Alice?

5. When Cash is recounting all of the family members of his that have died, what time span is given for their deaths?

Essay 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

When the reader is first introduced to Annawake's character, it is through the filtered voice of her secretary Jinny. Describe the way that Jinny views Annawake, and compare / contrast that to Annawake's own view of herself. Finally, discuss whether Jinny's view of Annawake at the beginning of the novel was an accurate assessment, and why.

Essay Topic 3

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.

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