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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. Where does Lark believe Marjorie Ann went after her death?
2. What treat does Lark find in the cupboard after Mama leaves?
3. How long does Uncle Stan sit with Aunt Betty the first night he's home?
4. What had Mama thrown at Papa once when he called her a hated nickname?
5. What is hanging on the wall over Lark's crib?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are Lark's thoughts about the financial situation for Aunt Betty and Uncle Stan and how does Uncle Stan's job contribute to that?
2. What are some of the job opportunities Mama sees but dismisses?
3. What does Lark think of Beverly prior to the picnic and why does her attitude change during the event?
4. What is Mama's plan for Aunt Betty and Uncle Stan and how does she start that plan rolling?
5. What decision does Lark face when she realizes she can't possibly reach the raft?
6. What is the problem with Lark's hair on the day after the poker game? What does she fear will be the outcome of that problem?
7. Where does Mama tell Lark the baby has gone? Where does Lark believe it's gone? Why does Mama slap Lark?
8. What is Lark's attitude about becoming an adult and why?
9. What touches are added to the depot room in an effort to make it more like home?
10. Why does a committee want Mrs. Stillman dismissed from her teaching job?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe where Lark and her family live. How does that compare with where Kathleen lives? With where Beverly lives? With where Sally lives? With where her Aunt Betty lives prior to the birth of her baby?
Essay Topic 2
Describe Lark's relationship with her father. How does it compare with her relationship with her mother?
Essay Topic 3
What are the major problems between Mama and Papa? Why do these problems remain issues rather than being resolved? Are there resolutions?
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