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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When does Janie want to marry Tea Cake?
2. What is Tea Cake's job?
3. How does Tea Cake intend to win Janie's money back?
4. Why don't the police make many arrests when the workers get drunk in town?
5. What does Tea Cake do when he returns to the store that melts Janie's decided coldness toward him?
Essay Topic 1
Compare current events to those that take place in Their Eyes Were Watching God, discussing the differences in social reactions to things like racism and classism.
Essay Topic 2
Describe how the tone of the novel changes as Janie experiences highs and lows in the story.
Essay Topic 3
Explore the different symbols that are used in the book to represent Janie's situation as her story progresses -- the mule, the pear tree, etc.
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