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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 office does Neely sign with when released from Bellamy, Bellows and Burke.
2. Why does Jennifer think no one loves her for more than her face or body?
3. Who is inheriting all of Jennifer's money?
4. What happens to Kevin Gillmore that caused him to want to marry Anne?
5. Where do Jennifer and Winston Adams make their first public debut as a couple?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Kevin Gilmore want Anne to be the Gillian girl?
2. How does winning the Academy Award change Neely's life?
3. How does Henry take the news that Anne will be leaving him to become the Gillian girl?
4. What do Neely's comments about Lyon spending time with other women tell the reader about her character?
5. How does Lyon find out that Anne lent him the money in secret?
6. Why does Jennifer go to Switzerland?
7. What does Anne say about not marrying Lyon Burke and being changed when Henry asks her about it at lunch?
8. Why did the studio blackball Ted's new girlfriend?
9. Why is Jennifer so smitten with Senator Winston Adams?
10. Describe Jennifer and Claude's relationship.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Between Jennifer North and Neely O'Hara, which person achieved more success in their lives? Both were highly motivated people who used what "God gave them" to reach their goals. In your opinion, who succeeded the most and why? Use examples from the text to support your opinion.
Essay Topic 2
Describe the relationships that Jennifer had in her life. How were these relationships similar to each other and how were they different? In your opinion, which was the best relationship for Jen?
Essay Topic 3
In Valley of the Dolls, there is a huge emphasis put on finding a husband. Everyone but Anne seems obsessed with this idea. Is there still a huge emphasis placed on women to find husbands? If not, why do you believe this has changed? Use evidence from society and modern-day examples to support your answers.
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