The Year of Magical Thinking Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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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. According to Quintana, what sandwich did she and Joan share when the plane that was transporting them to New York stopped to refuel?

2. What percent was the stenosis of John's left main and left anterior descending arteries?

3. What church was across the street from Joan's and John's apartment?

4. Where was the 2004 Republican convention held?

5. Which Protestant denomination did Joan say used these words in a litany, "as it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end"?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

All her life, Joan turned to literature in times of trouble and John's death was no different. Compare the different types of literature that Joan read to help her cope with her grief and why some were more helpful than others. Give specific titles and examples from the book in support of your discussion.

Essay Topic 2

At times, Joan did not believe that she was operating from her rational mind. Discuss why Joan said that she was not operating from her rational mind and what helped her think more rationally.

Essay Topic 3

Compare how death was regarded before and after the 1930's with when Joan was growing up.

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