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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 Haskell take time to do?
2. Why are all the girls envious?
3. What makes Julie start thinking of staying with Aunt Cordelia?
4. What does Brett do when he and Julie are done talking?
5. Why is the driver irritated with Julie?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens during Alicia's meeting with Julie?
2. What does Julie hear about her and being raised by Aunt Cordelia?
3. Why is Julie happy the summer between her junior and senior year?
4. How does Katy respond to living in the country?
5. What does Julie's family do about Julie's sadness?
6. What does Julie tell Brett when she sees him the night of her meeting with Alicia?
7. What does Brett do in English class and how is Julie involved?
8. What happens to Uncle Haskell's and Katy's relationship?
9. Why does Uncle Haskell come yelling for Aunt Cordelia one night?
10. How is Julie's hobby successful and how do they celebrate? What does Uncle Haskell do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In this chapter, the author relies heavily on the use of memory as Laura recalls the story of Aunt Cordelia and Jonathan Eltwing and relays the story to Julie. In this way, the author can provide more information about Aunt Cordelia's character without the filters normally applied, when a person talks about himself.
1. What do you think is meant by this statement? Use examples from the book and your life to support your answer.
2. Do you think the way the author relayed information about Aunt Cordelia in chapter 5 was the best way to give this information? Why or why not?
3. Why do you think Laura talking to Julie can provide more information about Aunt Cordelia than her talking about herself?
Essay Topic 2
Julie experiences not only Chris' departure for boarding school but also Laura's marriage to Bill.
1. What effect do you think these types of events would have on a young girl? Use examples from the book and your experience to support your answer.
2. What do you think a person can do to adjust to changes in their life? Use examples from the book and your experience to support your answer.
3. Do you think it was fair to Julie for the family to send Chris off to school? Why or why not? Use examples from the book and your experience to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
The symbolism of the book's title becomes clear by the end of the story in that Julie learns that she has learned many lessons but has many more to learn along the road of her life.
1. What do you think is meant by this statement? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
2. Discuss when you think a person finishes learning in life and why you think it. Use examples from the book and your own life to support your answer.
3. Why do you think many people say that life is a road one walks? Use examples to support your answer.
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