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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 does Mama look for in her purse?
2. What does Aunt Betty ask for as soon as she wakes from her fever?
3. How much is Lark's allowance?
4. What kind of coat is Papa wearing when he goes outside the morning after Mama comes to look for him?
5. Where does Lark and Mama go when Mama takes a week's vacation?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Papa say to Lark when he comes into the bedroom to get a handkerchief and how does Lark respond?
2. What does Father Dalias say when Lark confesses that she's killed a baby?
3. How have the relationships between Beverly, Sally and Lark changed over the summer break?
4. Briefly describe the visit Lark makes to Hilly and his reaction to her gift.
5. What does Lark say about Hilly's fate after his death and how does she say she knows this?
6. What does Lark think and do in the restroom of the train?
7. What does Mrs. Stillman say about Hilly's death?
8. What is the argument Mama and Papa have over whether to buy a car or a house? What are the arguments of each?
9. What are some of the ideas Mama, Aunt Betty, and Lark share about the new house while they're putting up the Christmas tree?
10. What does Lark do when it's time for Communion and what does that prompt Papa to do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the relationship between Aunt Betty and Mama. How are the two women similar? How are they different? How do these similarities and differences affect the lives of the two women?
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 major problems between Mama and Papa? Why do these problems remain issues rather than being resolved? Are there resolutions?
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