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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 does Halley's mother tell her to come straight home from school?
2. How does Halley view the picture of the two of them that her mother places on the mantle?
3. Why does Halley say that she will never have to be on her own?
4. How does Scarlett react to Halley's revelation about Scarlett never having been on her own?
5. How old was Marion when Scarlett was born?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happened when Scarlett and Michael had sex and why wasn't Scarlett worried?
2. How does Halley feel about the time she spends with Macon in P.E. and his suggestions that she come to the party with him?
3. What does Halley's mother tell her about the decision Scarlett has made to keep the baby?
4. What happens while Halley is waiting to talk to the counselor about her schedule and how does this make Halley feel?
5. What is Scarlett worried about?
6. What is Halley's mother's job and why doesn't she want to let her come home?
7. What was Michael known for in school and how did Halley view him?
8. Where does Macon take Halley and what does he let her do on the way there?
9. How does Halley feel about Marion and how does she describe Marion?
10. What is Halley's punishment for skipping school with Scarlett and Macon?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In what ways does the character of Halley experience the emotions of embarrassment and victimization throughout the novel? Are these emotions justified? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Which character do you believe is the strongest in this novel? Why do you feel this way? Which novel do you think is the weakest? Why do you feel this way?
Essay Topic 3
How does Halley and Scarlett's friendship demonstrate strength throughout the novel? In what ways does it show weakness? Which of the two of them seems to be the strongest character and why?
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