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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. The village doesn't matter except for what two things?
2. What is the first creature Winnie hears when she and Tuck get into the rowboat at the pond?
3. What does Mae do when they pass the strange man with Winnie astride the horse?
4. What does Tuck say he's going to do while Mae goes to Treegap?
5. Which of the following is true of Winnie's beliefs?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the music Winnie, her grandmother and the stranger hear? What do they believe it to be?
2. Why do the Fosters believe the spring words?
3. Why does Jesse say that it feels "fine" to tell somebody the story of the remarkable spring?
4. How is it that the Tucks learned of their immortality?
5. The author compares the first week of August to a Ferris wheel. What does the author say is the similarity?
6. Give two examples of imagery in the prologue.
7. List an instance of foreshadowing in the prologue of the book and tell what this foreshadowing seems to indicate.
8. Why does Winnie say she will go with the Fosters willingly?
9. What could Mae mean when she says that she, her husband and her sons have looked the same for eighty-seven years?
10. What are the changes that occur when the road to Treegap becomes the "property of people?"
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe Winnie's life prior to her chance encounter with the Tuck family. How is her life different after that encounter?
Essay Topic 2
What is the role of the man in the yellow suit to this story? Why is the man never named?
Essay Topic 3
What is the constable's attitude toward Winnie after the kidnapping? After the escapade at the jail?
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