We Were the Mulvaneys Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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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 Topics

Essay Topic 1

What is the purpose behind Patrick setting off the stink bomb at his graduation? Is he bitter about the way people are treating his family? Is it a prank meant to show off how intelligent he is? Is it a way to get out of giving the valedictorian speech? What other possible reasons might he have had?

Essay Topic 2

Why is Marianne drawn to the Green Isle Co-Op to the point that she is willing to give up her college education to work more there? Is the Co-Op filling some kind of void in her life? Is it the feeling of accomplishment? In contrast, why does Patrick feel so negatively about Marianne working at the Co-Op? Does he think she is too good to work while in college? What seems to upset him the most?

Essay Topic 3

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.

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