The Running Dream Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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 happened to the man who crashed his truck into the track bus?

2. What does Fiona ask Jessica’s first period teacher when Jessica first returns to school?

3. What does Jessica find her mother doing in the kitchen later that night?

4. What character appears in Jessica’s running dream that night, in Part III?

5. Why does Jessica’s mom not sleep at the hospital anymore?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Jessica decide that Gavin is not worth lusting over after he calls her at the hospital?

2. Why does Jessica feel self-conscious about her pants on her first day back at school?

3. Why does Jessica feel overwhelmed being in the hospital after her surgery?

4. Why do Jessica and her mom agree that Fiona is a great friend?

5. Why does Jessica secretly wish that the roles between herself and Lucy had been reversed?

6. What revelation does Jessica have about her family’s financial situation?

7. How does Jessica react when her parents tell her she cannot have anymore pain medication?

8. How does Jessica react to the running videos that Kyro shows her?

9. How does Vanessa Steele treat Jessica when she goes to cheer on Liberty at a home track meet?

10. What does Jessica realize about herself when she sees that her stump is becoming more manageable?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Write an essay explaining the significance of the running dream. What happens in the running dream, and how does its recurrence effect Jessica? How does the dream change throughout the novel?

Essay Topic 2

Write an essay in which you analyze three characters who were especially helpful and supportive to Jessica after her surgery. Describe in detail how these characters helped Jessica on her journey toward self-acceptance.

Essay Topic 3

Write an essay exploring the relationship between Jessica and Gavin. How does their dynamic change throughout the novel, and what does their relationship teach Jessica in the end?

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