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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Silas Benn use for a postbox?
2. Which of the following does Vernon have a problem with?
3. How is Leona realted to Taylor?
4. What does Vernon have to sit in in the courtroom?
5. What does Vernon sell to the pawnbroker?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What major events had a profound effect on Vernon's life and how did they change him? What does Vernon still have to learn by the end of the book?
Essay Topic 2
Examine the author's writing style. How would you describe the author's prose style? What kind of vocabulary does he use? What meaning does the author's style give to the story?
Essay Topic 3
Choose one of the following and discuss how it affects the tone of the book and helps to express character and theme:
2. Point of view
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