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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 kind of ice cream does Papa buy for Lark?
2. How much money does Papa say he lost?
3. What does Mama do when Lark and Sally go to her with leeches?
4. How much does Lark learn Aunt Betty pays in monthly rent?
5. What time does Mr. Easterly say he will deliver the groceries?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is the laundry done while Mama and Lark are visiting Aunt Betty?
2. What does Lark do when it's time for Communion and what does that prompt Papa to do?
3. Describe the opening conversation between Lark and Mama when Lark reaches her seat.
4. What does Mrs. Stillman say about Hilly's death?
5. What does Lark think and do in the restroom of the train?
6. Where does Mama tell Lark the baby has gone? Where does Lark believe it's gone? Why does Mama slap Lark?
7. What does Lark think of Beverly prior to the picnic and why does her attitude change during the event?
8. What makes Stella Wheeler cry during the picnic?
9. How does Mama spend the money she wins at the theater?
10. What is the reaction of the town when Hilly volunteers for the military? How does that change upon his return?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the significance of the pretty lady on the train who never introduces herself to Lark? What does Lark imagine about the lady? Why?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Why does Lark come to believe she's responsible for the death of Marjorie Ann? How does she come to know she's not? How do the two pieces of knowledge affect her?
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