Final Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who walks Ruth down the aisle?
2. Ruth goes to Randall and offers him words of encouragement as well as what?
3. Within a few months, what has happened to Ruth and Ruby?
4. The first few months of marriage are ___________.
5. What does May think of Ruth's idea?
Essay Topic 1
Ruth and Aunt Sid communicate through letters.
Part 1) How and why does this communication begin? How dose this communication affect Ruth?
Part 2) What is learned about Ruth through these letters? How important is this relationship to Ruth? Why?
Part 3) What other relationships are important to Ruth in this story? How are relationships a theme in this story?
Essay Topic 2
The household falls apart.
Part 1) Describe this destruction. What is the cause of this destruction?
Part 2) How do Ruth, Ruby, and May play a role in it's destruction?
Part 3) How different might their relationship have been if they had not lived together? Could it have been better? Why or why not? Could May's death have been prevented? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Ruth and her brother Matt have a trouble relationship.
Part 1) Describe this relationship. How has it come to be like this? What role do their parents play in this relationship?
Part 2) How does the treatment of these two backfire on May? Did she purposely mean to raise them unequally? Why or why not?
Part 3) Describe your own upbringing. How does it compare to Ruth's and Matt's?
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