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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 do the teachers change the final symposium project to the year Lindsey is in attendance?
2. What is Mr. Harvey's relationship status?
3. What does Det. Fenerman believe Mr. Harvey's late wife was called?
4. What item did Mr. Harvey offer Susie to make her more comfortable in his secret room?
5. What does Lindsey say in response to her principal's apology for her family's loss?
Short Essay Questions
1. What first makes Susie start to think that there might be other heavens other than just her own?
2. Why do Ray and Ruth decide Susie must be happier after her murder?
3. What does Jack's breaking of the ships in the bottle symbolize?
4. How does Mr. Harvey react when Jack accuses him of being involved in his daughter's death?
5. How does Mr. Harvey ultimately kill Susie?
6. How is the reader supposed to interpret Lindsey's reaction to seeing Mr. Harvey at Susie's memorial?
7. What tone does the first conversations between Susie and Franny have?
8. How do Buckley's family members respond when he mentions that he sees Susie all the time after her death?
9. How does Susie describe heaven?
10. What does Susie's heaven have?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the unique role that Franny plays in the text. What are the benefits of having her within the novel? What are the challenges?
Essay Topic 2
Does Susie end up getting justice for her death? Explain why or why not, making sure to use evidence from the text to support your position.
Essay Topic 3
How is the character of Buckley used by Sebold to develop other characters and explain their emotional states throughout the novel? Make sure to use at least three different examples from the text to support your argument.
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