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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. Who is Mclean very happy to see at the restaurant?
2. Where is Gus being transferred for his job?
3. Who is Mclean's little stepsister?
4. What is the state of the Luna Blu restaurant by now?
5. Why is Gus pleased about the inclement weather?
Short Essay Questions
1. What makes Mclean so upset that she takes off from the beach house in her old car?
2. What does Mclean learn about why her mother has met with an attorney?
3. How does Mclean feel about being in this town after living here for two months?
4. What has happened to David as a result of Mclean's calling him to come to the Poseidon the night she was so upset?
5. What options does Mclean have regarding her father's move to Hawaii?
6. What is different about this new place for Mclean and her father that typically doesn't happen?
7. Where does Mclean go after she leaves the beach house and who does she call to comfort her?
8. Why do Mclean and Deb especially enjoy going to Riley's house for dinner?
9. What are Mclean's evolving thoughts about what home really is as she and her parents talk about the future?
10. What is unusual about Mclean's seeing her mother on TV when David and his father are over watching the game?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of the search for love. Identify at least two instances about the search for love in the book and then cite examples to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
WHAT HAPPENED TO GOODBYE is a classic example of a coming-of-age story. What does that classification entail? Why does this book fit into this category?
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