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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 Bullet give Winter as a gift before he starts involving her in his drug business?
2. Who has visited Winter during her prison sentence?
3. What does Winter pretend she needs from Sister Souljah's room in Chapter 15?
4. What color laminate does Winter need to get into the VIP section at the party for GS?
5. What is Midnight's real name?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Sister Souljah tell the women who attend the meetings in her home?
2. Why does Winter agree to stay at Sister Souljah's house?
3. What happens when Winter is allowed to leave prison and attend her mother's funeral?
4. What are Winter's feelings for her father as she builds her relationship with Bullet?
5. Why does Bullet ask Winter about Midnight as they plan their trip to Baltimore?
6. What does Sister Souljah tell the women at Riker's Island, and what effect does it have on Winter?
7. What does Winter learn about Midnight through the letters she stole from Sister Souljah?
8. What happens when Winter and Lauren go to a private party hoping to find GS in Chapter 15?
9. How does Winter discover that she did not spend the night with GS?
10. What does Winter learn from the letters from Santiaga her mother gave the fateful day she was arrested?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the theme of love in the novel. Are any characters actions motivated by pure love? What seems to be the strongest character motivation?
Essay Topic 2
What qualities does Winter embody both as a character and as a narrator of the story? What makes her a reliable or unreliable narrator?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the use of descriptive and vulgar language and the impact these had on the narrative value of the novel.
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