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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who always overlooks the groom for work?
2. What does Sula ask of Nel?
3. Who walks through the town to visit people at the nursing home?
4. Where is Eva going to go, per Sula?
5. Where does Nel get married?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Eva's killing of Plum is a shocking scene in this book. What does this say about Eva? Do you think Plum was as lost a cause as Eva believed him to be? Why was Plum so lost? What does the fire signify symbolically as it burns Plum? Why doesn't Hannah help Plum in that scene? What would have happened if Eva hadn't killed Plum?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Eva is constantly taking in new people into her home, but what are her motivations for doing so? What does she say her motivations are? What do you think she really wants from these people? How do her actions in taking people in affect those boarders? Are there any success stories of the people who have lived in her home?
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