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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 do Janie and Tea Cake do when the picking season ends?
2. What does Janie leave Eatonville wearing?
3. What does Janie take with her when she leaves?
4. How is Nunkie's appearance described?
5. Where do the workers go to escape the storm?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to Tea Cake at the card game?
2. Describe Janie's reaction when Tea Cake beats her.
3. How does Tea Cake die?
4. What does Janie tell Pheoby about marriage in Chapter 12?
5. What does Janie say about the horizon at the end of her story?
6. How is the hurricane a metaphor for Janie's life?
7. What do the workers in the Everglades do for fun?
8. Who is Annie Tyler?
9. How does Pheoby react to Janie's story at the end of the novel?
10. Compare Tea Cake's funeral to Joe Starks'.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss how the novel and Janie's story could be viewed as an inspiration to women.
Essay Topic 2
How did each phase of Janie's life, from childhood through adulthood, shape her into the woman who is telling the story in the novel?
Essay Topic 3
What elements are integral parts of how Hurston defines true love in the novel?
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