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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Patrick cooking when Megan first visits his house?
2. What does Megan change into before answering Patrick at her door?
3. What holiday do Megan and Patrick discuss?
4. How is Megan helping a college faculty member?
5. Which of Megan's possessions does the animal in the park chew on?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Megan agitated by the fact that Patrick brought her a rose?
2. By Chapter 4, what had become a daily ritual for Megan and Timmy?
3. Why does Megan carry the rabbit in her cloak?
4. What are Patrick's plans for Thanksgiving?
5. Why does Patrick liken himself to Prince Charming at one point in Chapter 3?
6. Why does Megan want Patrick to look after Timmy?
7. What does Megan mean by saying Patrick's nose is "bogus"?
8. How does Megan end up promising to have supper with Patrick every night?
9. Where do Patrick and Megan go on their first date?
10. Why does Megan think it's a good thing that her parents have moved to Florida?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Dave as Patrick's foil.
Essay Topic 2
A few situations in the novel can be deemed as improbable or far-fetched. Discuss the reader's need to suspend disbelief to appreciate the story. Also, what are some examples of improbable situations in the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Thanksgiving is not only the title of the book, but a central event in the novel as well. Discuss the holiday and traditions associated with Thanksgiving, and how the holiday is used to further the plot in the novel "Thanksgiving".
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