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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Finally the baby comes after how many hours of labor?
2. Ruth and Ruby spend the first three months of the baby's life where?
3. Tensions begin to grow again as what happens?
4. May learns in __________ that Matt was mentioned in Time magazine but did not tell her.
5. Why did Ruby do this to the chicken?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Ruth marries Ruby.
Part 1) Why does she marry him? Should she have married him? Why or why not?
Part 2) How are Ruby and May alike? How are they different? How does their volatile relationship affect Ruth?
Part 3) Do you believe many people marry for the wrong reasons or marry the wrong person? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Ruth and Miss Finch form a relationship.
Part 1) Describe this relationship. How is it formed? How does Ruth benefit from this friendship?
Part 2) How does this relationship come to an end? How dose this ending affect Ruth?
Part 3) What relationships are important in your own life? Why?
Essay Topic 3
Ruth learns she is pregnant.
Part 1) How do May and Ruby react to this news? Why do they react this way?
Part 2) Is this pregnancy a good idea? Why or why not? How does this pregnancy and Justin's birth both help and hurt this family?
Part 3) Would this family have survived if Justin had not been born? Why or why not?
This section contains 1,490 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)