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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 Nel tell Sula at the end of their conversation?
3. What job does the groom really want?
4. Who is immediately upset with Sula over not contacting her in a long time?
5. Sula and Nel have always been known to be as ________.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When Sula helps Nel with her wedding, she is excited that she is getting married and is happy. At the end of the wedding, however, Sula leaves and does not return for 10 years. Why do you think Sula was away so long? What does this say about her friendship with Nel? Do you think Sula was upset with Nel? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
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 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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