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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. What class does Macon notice on Halley's schedule that he makes fun of her for having?
2. What do people call Halley that she doesn't mind, but they might think she minds it?
3. Why is Halley's mother sad about Halley's break-up with Noah?
4. Why does Scarlett says that having the baby is hard?
5. Why does Scarlett's mother refuse to accompany her daughter to the funeral?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. What happens when Macon comes to visit Halley at the market where she works?
3. What does Scarlett begin to notice about Steve?
4. How does Halley react to Scarlett's news that she is pregnant and what does Scarlett tell Halley about the baby?
5. How does Halley feel about going to camp and leaving the camp in relation to how she thinks her mother will view the same events?
6. How does Halley feel about her life as compared to Scarlett's life?
7. What three rules does Macon tell Halley about?
8. How does Marion react to Scarlett's news that she is pregnant?
9. What happens to Halley's grandmother?
10. How do Scarlett and Halley meet and also become friends?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In what ways does Halley's visit to her grandmother help her to gain more courage? In what ways does it help her to make decisions about Macon? Do you believe the visit was helpful or harmful to Halley? Why?
Essay Topic 2
Why do you believe Halley's feelings and battles between her and her mother continue to move from the positive to the negative? Does this type of situation ever happen in your own life? Why or why not?
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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