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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Michael Hogan do for a living?
2. What does Emily want to ask Sarah's sons in Part 3: Chapter 2?
3. Why does Emily lose her job in Part 3: Chapter 2?
4. How long does Emily spend without a job?
5. What is Peter doing with his life in Part 3: Chapter 3?
Essay Topic 1
Emily is an optimistic character. Even though her parents are divorced, she remains hopeful that they will get back together. What does this hopefulness do for her? Does she retain this optimism for her entire life? Select no less than two scenes that exhibit hopefulness and her optimism.
Essay Topic 2
Death is an inevitable part of life for the Grimes family and several funerals are attended over the course of the novel. Discuss death in the novel, focusing not only on the literal meaning.
Essay Topic 3
Several characters in The Easter Parade are writers. What are their attitudes towards writing? Are they successful as writers? Do they share any of the same traits? Discuss writers as characters.
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