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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Does Nel think she feels bad about Chicken Little's death?
2. Who does Nel realize can not make important decisions for herself?
3. Who does Nel marry?
4. How does Sula response to the attention that the groom gives to Nel?
5. Who has been arrested for causing an accident, according to Sula's visitor from #139?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Sula's reputation in the town becomes the thing of rumors and whispers. What are some of the things people of the town are saying she is? What does this do to the rest of the town? What affect does Sula have on the town as a whole? What begins to change in the Bottom? What does this seem to show? Can one person really affect a town that much?
Essay Topic 2
The use of fire is symbolic in many ways to this story. Give two examples of how fire is used in this story. What does the fire symbolize to the story? How does it help the characters? How does it harm the characters? Conversely, what is the symbolism of water in this story? How is it used and what does it mean?
Essay Topic 3
The start of the novel is actually the ending, which makes the reader understand where the story is headed. What is the use of the ending at the beginning meant to say about the story? Does this beginning help to strengthen the story? Why or why not? Does this beginning weaken or strengthen the story? Why?
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