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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. Who stops singing in Chapter 4 when Luz says it is too noisy?
2. What does Foxglove ask Hazel in Chapter 5?
3. To whom does Barbie talk that she does not believe will actually protect her from the guards in Chapter 4?
4. Who is the last person to disappear that Morpheus talks to in Chapter 5?
5. What does Barbie do with her lipstick on the tombstone in Chapter 6?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Barbie do while wearing mourning clothes in Chapter 6?
2. Who does Wilkinson mention to Barbie in Chapter 4 that she remembers?
3. What do Barbie and the Cuckoo say about childhood abuse and imagination?
4. What does Thessaly tell Hazel and Foxglove about cuckoo birds?
5. What does Barbie do at the tombstone at the end of the book?
6. Who rejects Barbie at the funeral at the end of the book and why?
7. What does the world need to exist, according to the Cuckoo?
8. What do Nuala and Morpheus talk about in Chapter 4?
9. What does the beggar woman tell Wanda in Chapter 5?
10. In Chapter 4, when Luz says that they are being watched, what does Barbie compare this experience to?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the witchcraft performed by Thessaly? How does this and other acts separate her from the other women? What kind of characterization does this result in? Describe.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the characters of Barbie and Cuckoo. What is their relationship to each other? How are they similar? How are they different? Examine this in light of identity.
Essay Topic 3
Gender is an issue that is frequently debated, discussed and described in this book. How is gender portrayed through the characters of Barbie, Wanda, Hazel, Foxglove and Thessaly? What stereotypes or cultural or societal views are reinforced, questioned or rejected? Explain.
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