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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 is the message Winter gives the lawyer in Chapter 6?
2. Where does Winter spend the night after she escapes Simone's attack?
3. Where is Santiaga being sent in Chapter 6?
4. What does Winter eat at the diner after she leaves the lawyer's office in Chapter 7?
5. Who calls Winter from jail in Chapter 11?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are the two most pressing issues facing Santiaga on a regular basis?
2. What happens to Winter after she discovers that her father is no longer at Riker's?
3. Why does Midnight suddenly appear at the Santiaga home in Chapter 4?
4. What does Winter discover about her birthday celebration when she meets with Midnight in Chapter 7?
5. What seems to be Winter's priorities as she meets with Midnight in Chapter 7?
6. After her mom is shot, what does Santiaga tell his daughter?
7. How did Midnight manage to stay out of jail while Santiaga and all his associates are in prison?
8. What is the fate of Winter's sisters after they are picked up by the Bureau of Child Welfare?
9. What happens on Winter's sixteenth birthday?
10. What does Winter want from Will in Chapter 9?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss how the character Bullet was used throughout the novel. Contrast his qualities and choices to those of Midnight and Ricky Santiaga.
Essay Topic 2
What is the meaning behind the title of the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the theme of life and death in the novel in terms of both physical death and spiritual death.
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