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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. How many siblings does Megan have?
2. Where do Megan's parents live?
3. How old is Megan?
4. Who does Patrick liken himself to when he realizes he has to wake Megan up?
5. Why does Megan insist that Patrick not hire a babysitter?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Patrick tease Megan about when they first meet?
2. What question does Megan think Patrick is going to ask her after in Chapter 4?
3. How does Megan feel about Patrick frequently touching her?
4. Why does Megan think it's a good thing that her parents have moved to Florida?
5. What does Megan mean by saying Patrick's nose is "bogus"?
6. What does Tilly Coogan tell Megan when Tilly leaves her son with her?
7. What are Patrick's plans for Thanksgiving?
8. Why doesn't Megan know much about babies?
9. What leads Megan to believe Tilly Coogan must lead a lonely existence?
10. Describe Patrick's house.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The novel "Thanksgiving" is an example of a romance novel. Discuss the characteristics of the romance novel and why "Thanksgiving" is an example of this genre.
Essay Topic 2
Megan and Patrick have many ups and downs throughout the narrative. Discuss conflict in the novel "Thanksgiving". What are some common reasons for conflict between the leads? How do they resolve them?
Essay Topic 3
What moment in the novel is considered the climax of the novel "Thanksgiving" and why?
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