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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Katie do at the baby's grave?
2. Who is the father of Ellie's baby?
3. Who did Coop find and bring to the farm as a surprise guest?
4. Which two characters are alone in the conference room at the end of the day?
5. Where does Katie stop on the way home?
Essay Topic 1
Women play an important role in Plain Truth. Discuss one English woman and one Amish woman and their impact on the story. When do they appear in the book? Why? Who are their relationships with? Why? What is their role in the story? Is it a dominating role, or is it a supportive role? How do they interact with the other characters? What does this tell us about them?
Essay Topic 2
Throughout the book, there are many secrets, some of which impact the plot. Discuss two secrets which are revealed by the end of the book. Who knows the secret? Whose secret is it? Why is the secret important to the plot? How is the secret revealed? How is the secret hinted at and its revealing foreshadowed?
Essay Topic 3
Multiple times in Plain Truth, a pond or a bridge is brought up. Whenever a character is around the pond or bridge, they seem deeply philosophical, or are remembering events from the past. Give at least two examples of these instances. Discuss the impact of these events on the characters. Discuss the impact of the memories on the characters. Why might the author bring past events into the present by using these remembrances?
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