West from Home: Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder to Almanzo Wilder Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. Why did Rose never go through her mother's letters?

2. What surprised Laura about the cannery she visited with Rose?

3. When was this book edited?

4. What was Laura longing for after leaving the fruit cannery?

5. What street did Rose live on in San Francisco?

Short Essay Questions

1. What did Niles do for a living, and what did he take Laura to see?

2. What made Laura so uncomfortable on the trip?

3. How did Laura describe the Great Salt Lake?

4. What did Laura, Rose, and Gillette do at the Sutro Estate?

5. What did Laura and Rose see some sailors doing at the pier?

6. What was Laura's nickname, and why?

7. What did Laura say she noticed about her first ferry ride?

8. What was the first letter written by Laura to and about?

9. Who was Ed Monroe?

10. How did Laura describe her first view of the Pacific Ocean?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

How did Gillette deal with his finances, and how did this affect his standing with his family members?

Essay Topic 2

Who were some of the famous people that Rose came in contact with in her career, and how did her interactions with these people change her life?

Essay Topic 3

What was Laura's writing process, and how did she come to create this process for herself?

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