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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why did Steve never get caught when he quit going to creative writing class?
2. How did Steve and Allison plan on keeping their relationship going when they leave for college?
3. Why did Steve lose his job?
4. Who taught Steve's creative writing class?
5. The wedding took place where?
Essay Topic 1
Part 1) What did Mr. Waters mean when he told Steve that you cannot write about love until you have had your heart broken?
Part 2) Was it possible that Mr. Waters was contemplating a relationship with Dub at that point?
Part 3) Why did Mr. Waters give Steve a copy of the school yearbook as a gift?
Essay Topic 2
Look at divorce.
Part 1) What effect is divorce generally thought to have on students?
Part 2) What is the difference between the way that Steven and his sister react to the divorce?
Part 3) Why does Steven seem to blame his father for the divorce although it was his mother that had the affair?
Essay Topic 3
Steve and Allison like each other but decide that they will just part as friends rather than ruining a good thing by trying to stay together.
Part 1) What does Steve mean when he says it would ruin a good thing by trying to stay together? Do you agree with that statement? Explain.
Part 2) Is there any indication that Allison feels differently or the same?
This section contains 983 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)