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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. Of what is Wren accused?
2. What college does Maggie attend?
3. As the person in the answer to #77 is greeting Maggie, what do they hear?
4. What year is it when the novel opens?
5. What does Maggie buy Wren?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Wren laying in bed and what do his brothers bring into his room?
2. How does Wren end up in jail?
3. What do Maggie and her family's lawyer find out about Wren at the jail?
4. Where do Maggie and Wren go when he sees her on campus and what do they do?
5. What does Wren tell Maggie about them being together?
6. Why does Maggie go to the zoo?
7. Why did Maggie hear from her father and what is she not telling him?
8. What did Wren do at the zoo that was unusual?
9. How does Maggie feel about Wren and what does she decide to do about it?
10. What does Wren decide to do about Maggie's problem in kissing him?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Blaine pushes Wren, and this starts a fight among all of them. Wren punches Blaine in the face, and the campus police show up. In the end, they handcuff Wren. Maggie tries to protest, telling the police that Wren was just protecting himself, but Wren's look tells her to be quiet.
1. Do you think it was fair that Wren was arrested? Why or why not?
2. Do you think Wren should have hit Blaine just because Blaine pushed him? Why or why not?
3. How do you think this scene could have ended better than Wren being taken off to jail? Who might have been able to defuse the situation and how?
Essay Topic 2
Through everything Maggie and Wren have been through, the reader feels content that they will lead a long and happy life.
1. Do you think all books and movies should have happy endings? Why or why not?
2. Do you think this is an idealized ending and that real life is not necessarily happy ever after? Why or why not?
3. Considering the divorce rate in the United States, why do you think people still write books that have the "happy ever after" ending?
Essay Topic 3
The reader feels the strong urge Wren has to seek out Marguerite when he lays eyes on her. He doesn't know why her presence calls to him.
1. What do you think this strong attraction foreshadows for the novel?
2. Do you believe that two people can fall in love upon first sight? Why or why not?
3. Do you think the way Wren feels is believable? Why or why not?
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