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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is immediately upset with Sula over not contacting her in a long time?
2. What does Eva say makes Nel just as guilty as Sula for Chicken Little's murder?
3. Who is now the target of nasty rumors?
4. Sula has Eva _________.
5. What does the groom do?
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Sula returns to Medallion full of anger at Eva. What does Sula accuse Eva of? Why does Sula threaten Eva with burning her in her room? How does Sula get Eva committed and get guardianship over her grandmother? What does this say about Sula's attitude toward her grandmother? How does this shift her power? Does it?
Essay Topic 3
The idea of National Suicide Day is one that seems almost humorous at first, but it takes on a darker tone. Why do you think Shadrack created this holiday? Why are others afraid of it? Why do you think he never really stops celebrating this day? What is the overall symbolism of this holiday for him and for the people of Bottom? How do you think the rest of the town feels about it privately?
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