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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. This book is written from the perspective of whom?
2. What community service project is Dave working on?
3. Who is the person sitting in Mclean's house when she first arrives there?
4. Whom does Mclean invite to go to the basketball game with her?
5. Who is Opal?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who is Peter and how is his personality revealed more in his request that Mclean go to a game with her mother?
2. Explain the nature of Mclean's relationship with her father.
3. What does David finally realize about why Mclean is not excited to be at the big game?
4. What point of view is the book written in and what does that reveal about Mclean, the main character?
5. What does Mclean reveal about her mother's background and her parents' relationship later on?
6. Why does Mclean prefer to leave a place without saying goodbye?
7. In what way does Mclean feel that she is taking her mother's place regarding her father?
8. What does David tell Mclean about his parents and why they are upset with him?
9. What examples do David and Mclean share with each other when discussing actions and consequences?
10. What is revealed about Mclean's transient lifestyle as she views comments on her social networking page?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the greatest lesson Mclean learns from her mother? Is it that important lessons are also painful ones? What will Mclean always recall about lessons from her mother?
Essay Topic 2
What is the greatest lesson Mclean learns from Dave? Is it that important lessons are also painful ones? What will Mclean always recall about her feelings about Dave during her time in Lakeview?
Essay Topic 3
There are several events of foreshadowing in WHAT HAPPENED TO GOODBYE. Define foreshadowing. Cite at least two situations in the story that serve as foreshadowing.
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