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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Nel marry?
2. What is something people do NOT notice about Sula that makes her different?
3. Who was Shadrack's only visitor ever?
4. Sula says she may be __________, but she has lived a full life.
5. What does Sula insist on being in the wedding?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When Hannah asks her mother if she ever loved her children, it becomes a heated debate. What do you think Eva thinks about her actions? Do you think she loves/loved her children? What are some indications that Eva did love and care for her children? Cite three examples of ways Eva took care of her children.
Essay Topic 2
At the end of the book, Nel is upset in thinking about her life and about the death of Sula. What do you think Nel is feeling at the end? Does she really feel sad about Sula's death? Why or why not? What else might Nel be upset about? What does this say about the friendship between Nel and Sula? Had Sula apologized, do you think Nel would have forgiven her? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
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?
This section contains 307 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)