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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 did Bess work on while visiting her daughter?
2. What was the large mast on an island for?
3. Who helped Bess with what she was working on while visiting her daughter?
4. What did Laura compare the man chewing on the street car to?
5. How did Laura feel about the condensation process?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was the private letter about?
2. What was so interesting about the watch seen on a sight seeing trip?
3. Why did Laura mark one of her letters as private?
4. What did the editor say about Rolf Pelkie in a footnote?
5. What happened to make Rose afraid for her mother's safety?
6. What is the only negative comment Laura made about Gillette?
7. What did Rose say in a postcard about the dog show she and Laura went to?
8. What was a big threat to the vineyard owners in the Santa Clara Valley?
9. Why did Rose tell her father she would keep her mother away from scones for a while?
10. What did Kreisler say about the treatment of soldiers in his unit?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What was Laura's opinion of Gillette, and where did these ideas come from?
Essay Topic 2
Belonging and security were two themes present in this book. Where did these themes appear, and which people were most motivated by them?
Essay Topic 3
Sacrifice was a theme that was very prevalent in this book. Who were the people most affected by this theme, and how did they allow sacrifice to change their lives?
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