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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. From whose coat does Melony steal money before leaving the orphanage in Chapter 6?
2. Who shows up Ocean View asking for Homer in Chapter 10?
3. When Melony gets to Bath, she finds a job working where in Chapter 8?
4. When two men from the orchard run after her, Melony beats one of them up with her fists and feet and the other with what in Chapter 7?
5. The apple pickers are not staying in the cider house because of what reason in Chapter 9?
Essay Topic 1
Analyze and discuss the theme of fatherhood in the novel. Who, aside from Dr. Larch, exhibits this theme? How does this theme apply to Homer and Dr. Larch? Are their father/son feelings mutual? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Describe and discuss the settings of Ocean's View Orchards and the cider house, and the character of Grace Lynch. To what does Homer compare the cider house? How does Homer feel about Grace? How does she feel about Homer?
Essay Topic 3
Analyze and discuss the decision of Candy and Wally to have an abortion. How do each of the characters feel about this choice? Why does Wally attempt to talk Candy out of the procedure? What is Candy's response?
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