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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. Why did Michael ask Angel to pick up walnuts?
2. Why did Angel jump off the wagon when Michael tried to take her home?
3. Why did Angel scrub her skin raw in the stream?
4. Why is Sarah really sent to the coast with Cleo?
5. When Michael brought Angel back home from Pair-a-Dice, he left her alone in the cabin. Angel eventually went looking for Michael; where did she find him?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Angels interactions with the Altmans evolve in Chapter 19?
2. By the end of Chapter 33, how has Angel's character evolved from the beginning of the book?
3. In Chapter 22, does Angel's love for Michael change while she is away from him?
4. What does Angel tell Michael about her past in Chapter 16? Why is this significant?
5. In Chapter 34, what does Angel do when she sees Michael for the first time in several years?
6. What happens in Chapter 23 after Michael has retrieved Angel for the second time?
7. In Chapter 31, two people heeded God's voice. Who were they and what was the result?
8. In Chapter Three, Angel's memory tells a tale of her first perilous encounter with Magowan. What happened?
9. In Chapter Two, why does Michael Hosea believe he is going to marry Angel? What initially attracts him to her? Does he have any reservations about his future wife?
10. Chapter Eight finds Angel slowly recovering physically under the quiet care of Michael Hosea. How is she doing emotionally? Why?
Essay Topic 1
Throughout the book, Angel struggles with her self-worth and the belief that she will ever be able to do anything except prostitution. As she matures spiritually and emotionally, she tries new avenues of employment. Discuss these various jobs and how they change Angel's sense of value as she evolves from a prostitute to these other trades. Do these jobs have anything in common?
Essay Topic 2
Compare/contrast Angel and Miriam Altman. Make sure to mention their childhoods, relationship with their parents, personalities, physical make-up, spiritual beliefs, and opinions concerning men, life, and God.
Essay Topic 3
Throughout the story, Michael is portrayed as a God-like character, full of love, grace, and mercy. However, he is not perfect and has many flaws. Discuss what these flaws are and how his character grows and matures throughout the book. Compare the man he is at the beginning of the novel to the man he becomes.
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