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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 Miles say was the name of his daughter?
2. What is the flash of white Winnie sees from her bedroom window?
3. What does the constable say they must do with the stranger?
4. What does Winnie sit in back in her room at home?
5. What does Winnie sleep in that night?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Winnie say that Mae can never be taken to the gallows?
2. What does the stranger say is his plan for the stream and what role does he want the Tucks to play?
3. What is the likely significance of the fact that all the lights are on in the Foster house when the stranger arrives?
4. What questions does the constable ask in an effort to get a conversation going during the trip to the Tucks' house?
5. What is revealed about the constable during his conversations with the stranger?
6. What is the plan Jesse tells Winnie and what does she add to the plan?
7. Winnie wishes that the man would die, but then that he would live. Why is she torn on this point?
8. What is the advantage Winnie gains from the situation at the jail with regard to children her own age?
9. What does Winnie think about after she's poured the bottle of water on the toad?
10. What parts of the conversation with the stranger seem to anger Mae the most? Why?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
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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