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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How is Paul's expression after Mother's birthday described?
2. What color are Paul's eyes after the party?
3. Why does Mother act the way she does during the big race?
4. How much money does Mother hope to get on her birthday?
5. What color is Paul wearing when he makes the pick for the final race?
Essay Topic 1
Jean was a minor character whose presence made a big difference in the plot. How did she accomplish this? What are some ways that her presence, though brief, altered the outcome of the plot? What would have happened differently if she had not been in the book at all?
Essay Topic 2
Fear is a common theme in this book that is presented a number of times by a number of characters. What are some of these instances, and how does fear affect the characters in the book?
Essay Topic 3
How does Paul die, and what led to his death?
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