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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 color is the dress Mrs. Stillman is wearing when Lark arrives at her house?
2. What act does Lark perform with Father Delias after the Communion?
3. What had Lark imagined living behind the jars in Grandma's cupboard?
4. What two words does Lark say have an ominous ring of finality?
5. What is the gift Lark and Mama take Hilly and Mrs. Silliman?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the opening conversation between Lark and Mama when Lark reaches her seat.
2. What is the significance of Lark's statements about Myrna Loy and Mr. Brown?
3. How does Mama spend the money she wins at the theater?
4. How does Christmas change for the family after the plans emerge to go to California?
5. Describe the letter Hilly writes to Lark in which he talks about the book HEIDI.
6. What does Lark do when it's time for Communion and what does that prompt Papa to do?
7. Why does Papa say that Lark has to fear God? What example does he give her in an attempt to prove it?
8. Why do Mama and Aunt Betty leave the depot in the middle of the night? What is Lark instructed to do?
9. What is Beverly's relationship with Mama? Give an example of this relationship.
10. Briefly describe the visit Lark makes to Hilly and his reaction to her gift.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Lark is afraid that Marjorie Ann is in limbo, Hilly went to hell, and she is bound for hell for her myriad of sins. Explain why Lark believes these things and what impact these beliefs have on Lark, her family, and the storyline.
Essay Topic 2
What is the "Sin Notebook" kept by Lark? Why is she so interested in keeping track and identifying sins? Why is she worried that gambling is a sin?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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