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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. The sketch in Sister's Souljah's room was drawn when she was in _________.
2. What is Bullet's new business while Winter is in prison?
3. How much money does Winter steal from the charity benefit in Chapter 15?
4. The name of the bodyguard for GS whom Lauren goes out with is __________.
5. Who owns a successful barbershop by the end of The Coldest Winter Ever?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Bullet control Winter's every move?
2. What are the house rules at Sister Souljah's?
3. Why does Bullet want to make Winter his girl?
4. What does Sister Souljah tell the women who attend the meetings in her home?
5. What does Winter learn from the letters from Santiaga her mother gave the fateful day she was arrested?
6. How does Bullet come back into Winter's life, and why does she decide to give him another chance?
7. How does Winter get captured by the police while Bullet walks away?
8. How does Winter discover that she did not spend the night with GS?
9. Why does Winter decide to get an abortion?
10. What happens to Winter when she and Bullet stop in Brooklyn to leave his car before their trip to Baltimore?
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 ironic about Winter's attitude in prison? How does the author draw on this irony to illustrate a greater truth?
Essay Topic 3
What is the lasting impression that The Coldest Winter Ever makes on the reader? What do you think the author's intent was in writing this novel?
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