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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 color are Jesse's suspenders?
2. What kind of pet does Winnie say she might like to have?
3. Where is Mae's mirror?
4. Tuck says that having Winnie visit is the best thing in how many years?
5. Why do people usually go around the woods?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the analogy Tuck explains of the pond?
2. What is Winnie's reaction to being kidnapped?
3. What is the foreshadowing related to the spring itself?
4. The author compares the first week of August to a Ferris wheel. What does the author say is the similarity?
5. What does the author say would likely be found by a traveler who entered the woods near the Fosters' house?
6. How and why does Winnie's attitude about the Tucks suddenly change?
7. What does Mae say about the reason her family members were the ones who drank from the spring?
8. What are the changes that occur when the road to Treegap becomes the "property of people?"
9. Why do the Fosters believe the spring words?
10. Why does Jesse say that it feels "fine" to tell somebody the story of the remarkable spring?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The Tucks have never been able to settle down anywhere for long while the Fosters have always lived in the same house on the same land. Compare this aspect of the two families, including the impact of their different lives on others.
Essay Topic 2
Winnie faces a dilemma when the stranger has been injured regarding what she should wish for. What is this dilemma and what does Winnie come to realize about the situation?
Essay Topic 3
What is it that Tuck tries to explain to Winnie about life and death? How does Winnie come to realize the truth of Tuck's words?
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