The Cape Ann Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

Faith Sullivan
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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 time does Mama tell Lark to go to bed?

2. Where does Mama plan to go after dinner?

3. What does Lark get from Mr. Boomer?

4. How much education has Mama had?

5. What is Papa going to find when it begins to rain?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the significance of what Lark tells Mama while Lark is pretending to be Mrs. Brown?

2. Briefly describe the visit Lark makes to Hilly and his reaction to her gift.

3. What is Beverly's relationship with Mama? Give an example of this relationship.

4. What does Lark do when it's time for Communion and what does that prompt Papa to do?

5. What is the effect of Aunt Betty's affair on Grandma, and what does Mama say about Grandma's reaction?

6. What are some of the job opportunities Mama sees but dismisses?

7. What is the significance of Lark's statements about Myrna Loy and Mr. Brown?

8. How is the laundry done while Mama and Lark are visiting Aunt Betty?

9. What does Lark say about Hilly's fate after his death and how does she say she knows this?

10. What makes Stella Wheeler cry during the picnic?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

What is the game, "Lady Caller?" When does Lark play this game? What is the role of Lark in this game? What is the role of her mother? How are each of these roles related to the real-life relationships and events for Lark and Mama?

Essay Topic 2

Lark considers herself shy but meets many people over the course of the story. List the circumstances under which she meets at least three of the characters. What is her reaction to each? How does each impact Lark's life?

Essay Topic 3

What are the two main themes of this story? Give examples of each and explain their roles in the lives of the characters.

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