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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens after Dolores is pulled into the office by her boss at the convenience store?
2. What does Roberta want Dolores to spend her inheritance and settlement money on?
3. What is hanging from the rear view mirror of the taxi that takes Dolores to Cape Cod?
4. What is the name of the Community College that Dolores attends?
5. During her and Dante's first sexual encounter, what part of her body does Dolores not want touched?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the single most important factor (event, person, situation) influencing Dolores' relationship with men?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss Dolores' close female relationships (Jeanette, Kippy, Dottie, etc.) and determine how these relationships aid or hinder Dolores' development as an adult.
Essay Topic 3
What do whale symbolize both in the text overall and for Dolores as an individual?
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