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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 kind of car does Davey like when she visits the car lot?
2. Why does Gwen claim she avoided talking to Davey?
3. What stops Davey from sending letters to Wolf?
4. What holiday does Davey want to celebrate along with Christmas?
5. What does Davey see at the canyon in Chapter 38?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why don't Walter and Bitsy want Davey to learn to drive?
2. What is the play that Davey is in a symbol of?
3. What is one example of how death has made Davey afraid of everything?
4. How does the reader know that Jane's drinking has become a problem?
5. What causes Davey to finally explode at Walter?
6. What reaction does Davey have toward her birthday gifts?
7. Why does Davey's voice soften when she talks about the details of Adam's death?
8. How do Walter and Bitsy react to Gwen telling them that she will be moving back to Atlantic City?
9. What message about alcoholism does Judy Blume send to the reader?
10. How does Davey feel about Gwen dating, and the man she is dating?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In what ways does Davey feel close to her father? What activities does she do to feel closer to him?
Essay Topic 2
What is the significance of the brown paper bag to Davey? What about the items inside the bag?
Essay Topic 3
Who is the protagonist of the story? Who is the antagonist? How do you know?
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