|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Statler harass when the group is hunting?
2. Which character climbs a tree in the woods?
3. What jobs are plentiful?
4. Who is the father of the pregnant woman's baby?
5. In which part of the United States does the story take place?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the Logan family have conflict related to?
2. Describe Jeremy's situation as of Chapter 3.
3. Describe a theme from Chapter 3 and what makes it a theme.
4. What does Cassie think about Jackson?
5. Describe Sissy.
6. Describe the relationship between Moe and Cassie.
7. Describe Cassie.
8. Describe the story's historical perspective.
9. What character(s) foreshadow trouble in the novel's future?
10. Describe Sissy's behavior after she determines that she is pregnant.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Think about how each character's future will pan out after the story is over. Choose three characters and analyze what will happen to them after the story is over. Explain why.
Essay Topic 2
What is the historical context of the story? How does the setting, in 1941, differ from the present? How would the story be different if the story occurred in present-time instead of in 1941?
Essay Topic 3
Choose one character to analyze. Describe the character. How does this character show depth? How do this character's actions and dialogue define them? What do you think this character's role is in the story? Would the story suffer or progress if this character was left out?
This section contains 615 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)