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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 does Winnie's grandmother say about how a toad drinks?
2. How long does the constable say he's been in charge?
3. What image comes to Winnie's mind when she closes her eyes?
4. Where do Winnie's mother and grandmother spend their day?
5. Who does Jesse say came up with a plan to get Mae out of jail?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Miles say he wants to do with his life and why is that different from the attitudes of Jesse and Tuck?
2. What is the likely significance of the fact that all the lights are on in the Foster house when the stranger arrives?
3. What does Winnie think about after she's poured the bottle of water on the toad?
4. Why does Winnie feel guilt over her plan to take Mae's place in jail?
5. Why does Winnie say that Mae can never be taken to the gallows?
6. How has Winnie's attitude about the Tucks changed as she eats breakfast with them?
7. What does Winnie realize about sneaking out of the house?
8. What is Tuck's reaction as he watches the stranger lying on the ground after Mae hits him? Explain the reaction.
9. What is the last thing Jesse says to Winnie and what does he mean by it?
10. How does the stranger act when he goes to the Foster house?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
List two instances of foreshadowing. What is the role of foreshadowing in literature? Is the author successful in the use of foreshadowing in this story?
Essay Topic 2
Why is Winnie's presence at the Tuck household so welcome? Would any child have been equally welcomed?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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