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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. While Novalee leaves to do another photography job, who does Americus stay with?
2. What city do most of the letters written to Americus come from?
3. Who is Lexie getting married to?
4. What makes Ruth Meyers call Willy Jack a liar?
5. Lexie raves to Novalee about what in Chapter 28?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Lexie becomes a key friend to Novalee. Explain ways that she and her children have shown they have matured from the time they were first introduced.
Essay Topic 2
Explain the parallel between names in this book and names within the Christmas nativity. What are the religious connections?
Essay Topic 3
The media, Sam Walton, Momma Nell, and Lexie are all characters that Novalee encountered at the hospital. How does the hospital turn out to be a transitional point in the story? Give three reasons and explain why they are transitional.
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