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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. James really does believe that "The Wooden ______________" would make a really great film.
2. As night approached, James realizes that it was a national holiday. What holiday was being celebrated?
3. How much did Sadie and Sammy want for all of the rights to Mr. Mars, the celebrity dog?
4. Who was the author of the book which had apparently won an award?
5. When James told Hugo he would probably be in the hospital for _______ days, Hugo decided to leave.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Since Magdalen has agreed to marry another man, she kicks out Finn and James from her house.
Part 1: Why do you think Magdalen let the men stay with her in the first place?
Part 2: Would you have let two grown men live with you even if you had no relationship with them? Why or why not?
Part 3: Do you think it's fair for Magdalen to kick the two men out of her home? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Anna is a mysterious figure in the story, capturing James' heart and yet stringing him along.
Part 1: Why do you think Anna is so mysterious in the story?
Part 2: Do you think James should still be in love with Anna? Why or why not?
Part 3: Why do you think Anna decides to string James along for so long?
Essay Topic 3
James notices that Dave always has a lot of friends around, but he does not remain friends with most of them.
Part 1: Why do you think Dave always keeps a lot of people around?
Part 2: Do you prefer to have a lot of friends or just a few close friends? Why?
Part 3: Why do you think James is quick to point out Dave's misgivings in terms of friendship?
This section contains 313 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)