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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Eva do to try to protect herself?
2. What does Nel want in her life to help her through her marriage's breakup?
3. Who had to come in to take care of Sula's arrangements?
4. Who is immediately upset with Sula over not contacting her in a long time?
5. What is getting renovations?
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
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?
Essay Topic 3
While Nel and Sula are complete opposites, they still become fast friends. Why do you think this happens? What does Nel admire in Sula? What does Sula admire in Nel? Why are they seen as one person after a while? What is the point of their friendship in relation to the rest of the story? Does this seem to indicate that opposites make good friends? Why or why not?
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