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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 do passersby want to do when they reach the woods?
2. What does Mae do when they pass the strange man with Winnie astride the horse?
3. How many pockets are there in Mae's skirt?
4. How many brothers and sisters does Winnie Foster have?
5. What do Jesse, Mae, Miles and Winnie have to eat on the way back to the Tucks' house?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is it that the Tucks learned of their immortality?
2. Winnie indicates that she's going to do something the following day. What does she say she's going to do and why?
3. What does Tuck mean when he says that Winnie is a "real, honest-to-goodness, natural child?"
4. What is the music Winnie, her grandmother and the stranger hear? What do they believe it to be?
5. What does Mae tell Tuck she plans to do while in Treegap?
6. What does the author say would likely be found by a traveler who entered the woods near the Fosters' house?
7. What is Winnie's reaction and explanation for the mess at the Tuck house?
8. What could Mae mean when she says that she, her husband and her sons have looked the same for eighty-seven years?
9. What is Mae's response when Tuck tells her that she shouldn't ride into town?
10. Why does Winnie think the simple meal she shares with the Tuck family is "luxurious?"
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What does the man say he plans to do with the spring? If this is a potential for making money, why haven' the Tucks done it?
Essay Topic 2
What is the role of the constable in this story?
Essay Topic 3
Describe Winnie's life prior to her chance encounter with the Tuck family. How is her life different after that encounter?
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