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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How much does Papa need to pay off his gambling debts?
2. According to Mama, who picked the tablecloth used at the dinner after Hilly's funeral?
3. What does Beverly say when Lark says she's moving to California?
4. What does Aunt Betty ask for as soon as she wakes from her fever?
5. What is Lark's reaction when Papa slaps her?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What are the two main themes of this story? Give examples of each and explain their roles in the lives of the characters.
Essay Topic 2
What is the role of trains in Lark's life? How does that compare to the role of people? Why are trains so important to her?
Essay Topic 3
Describe Lark's relationship with her father. How does it compare with her relationship with her mother?
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