Final Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What upsets Sam after Henny gives birth?
2. Why does Sam say he can't let Louie go?
3. Henny threatens Sam with _________.
4. Louie says Spa House is filled with __________________.
5. What does Josephine Pollit carry on about?
Essay Topic 1
To what extent is Louie's tale every woman's tale? To what extent is it uniquely Louie's own story? How can we extrapolate from this story to discuss the experiences of girls and women in general?
Essay Topic 2
Louie keeps a journal and writes down her own version of the story the narrator is ostensibly telling. How does this narrative within a narrative complicate or clarify our understanding of the story? What other gestures of self-awareness are there in the book? Do the characters ever seem to be aware of being characters? Does the author reveal herself and speak directly to the reader? What is the role of writing, in itself, in 'The Man Who Loved Children'?
Essay Topic 3
What stories does this story echo? How does this story resolve differently from Snow White? What makes 'The Man Who Loved Children' unique in its presentation of the familiar story of a girl who doesn't get along with her step-mother?
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