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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What drug does Skeeter take at the house?
2. What is John doing at the beginning of Act 2?
3. What does John feels about Jeff's discharge?
4. Who is Mo's girlfriend?
5. What type of encouragement does Ann give Mattie?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Create a brief character study of Jeff. 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--if anything--at this point in his life?
Essay Topic 2
Explain the concept of loneliness as it exhibits in the story. Which of the characters are lonely? Are they all lonely in some way? Explain the loneliness and the methods and attempts to overcome it.
Essay Topic 3
The setting of the book is Harlem in New York City in America during recessionary times. Explain how this affected people in America overall. Then drill down to explain how people in Harlem were affected. What impact did financial situations have on the lives and outlooks of the characters?
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