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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. Harper talks about hearing the ____ at night when he was a kid.
2. What was Hayley originally going to name Lily?
3. What is the name of the person who dotes on Lily?
4. When the cousin comes to visit, it is said that she looks _____.
5. The woman's baby is renamed ____.
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain Hayley's irrational behavior at work.
2. Discuss the conversation held between Hayley and Stella in Stella's kitchen.
3. What wakes Hayley? What strange event occurs?
4. What traumatic event has happened to the woman?
5. Discuss Mitch's interest in learning more about Amelia.
6. What are Harper's thoughts about Hayley? What are Hayley's thoughts about Harper?
7. Explain the opening scene of the prologue. Who is the woman and what is her situation?
8. What occurs when Hayley and Lily visit Harper at the carriage house?
9. What is Harper's explanation for Hayley's behavior?
10. Discuss the scene in the modern day Harper House.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the reason Hayley decided to leave Little Rock. Do you think it was a good or bad choice? Do you think Hayley shared the real reason with Roz and the others? How does Hayley learn the truth about the Harper secret? Why do you think Amelia chose Hayley? Would Hayley have met Amelia if she had stayed in Arkansas? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Describe Roberts' brilliant use of foreshadowing throughout the book. Give at least three examples of foreshadowing. Give details and the purpose of using the technique. How else could the reader learn about the important information? What other technique might have been used?
Essay Topic 3
Examine the hauntings at Harper House. Roz and Harper realize that Amelia has been with the family for far longer than they had ever expected. Not all of Amelia's actions were negative. Describe the hauntings at the house and the actions of Amelia as it relates to the house and various members of the family.
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