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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do Bruce and Nola do when the return to the prom?
2. Whose wedding to Bruce and Nola plan to attend?
3. Why do Bruce and Nola not make love during the weekend at the cabin?
4. The author uses the literary technique of ______________ to show Nola's future relationship with Bailey.
5. After what event had the person in #127 written the letter?
Short Essay Questions
1. What prompts Bruce to ask Nola to marry him?
2. What does Bruce recall about his brother, Chet's, life?
3. What had Bruce thought about Nola's family members?
4. Other than leaving Nola, what complicated Bruce's decision regarding going to law school?
5. What conclusion does Bruce arrive at regarding Nola's need for a man?
6. What does Bruce recall about spending time at the Mulders' home?
7. What factors must Bruce weigh in making decisions for his future?
8. What did Bruce do when it became apparent that Bailey was hitting on Nola?
9. Why does Bruce think more about his time with Nola than Chet when he returned for Chet's funeral?
10. What are the contents of the box saved by Aunt Margaret?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Create a brief character study of Mr. Mason. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him during his lifetime?
Essay Topic 2
The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of regret. Identify at least two examples about regret in the book. Then explain how each example supports the theme of regret.
Essay Topic 3
Create a brief character study of Joe Mulder. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him during his lifetime?
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