Where the Heart Is Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Billie Letts
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Final Test - Hard

Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the photograph of that Novalee works on at her workstation?

2. As Novalee and Lexie got closer to home, what is happening?

3. What makes Ruth Meyers call Willy Jack a liar?

4. Claire Hudson contacts Ruth Meyers because...

5. While Novalee is at work at the service counter, what happens?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Three main settings in the story are Wal-Mart, the library, and the hospital. While these are not the only settings, how do these settings contribute to the outcome of the story? Would the story outcome be different if there was no library? Would Forney and Novalee have met? If not, in what setting would they have met to keep with the story line?

Essay Topic 2

How are each of the gifts Novalee receives her first day in town at Wal-Mart symbolic to her own life? Tell what the gift is, what is symbolic about it, and how does this symbolism relate to Novalee.

Essay Topic 3

Explain the importance of names, as emphasized by Moses Whitecotton. Further, explain the parallel between names in this book and those of the Christmas nativity.

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