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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Patrick feel as he drives away from the bog?
2. Why does Aunt Ethel call Marianne?
3. Who is Birk?"
4. Why can't Michael Sr. get and keep a job?
5. Why does Patrick call the Lundts in March?
Essay Topic 1
Examine the reaction of the family to the trauma of Marianne's rape and the changes they all underwent because of it. Are the actions of the people in town avoiding them part of what causes those changes, or are the changes part of what causes the people in town to avoid them? Explain your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Have the students write an essay about Michael Mulvaney's relationship with his own father and how that might have impacted the kind of father he was.
Essay Topic 3
In what way is Mike Jr.'s leaving different from the way Michael Sr. left his family when he was a teen? In what ways is it the same?
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