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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do they say to their father's body before they leave?
(a) They say he should not have been so proud.
(b) They say he was always light-hearted.
(c) They tell him not to worry about them.
(d) They tell him the kids are there.
2. Who notices that Roy Luther is not in the house when the children are gone?
(a) Mrs. Connell.
(b) Mr. Connell.
(c) The doctor.
(d) Kiser Pease.
3. Who asks Mary Call to get razors at the store?
(b) Ima Dean.
(c) Kiser Pease.
4. Who at the store looks down on the Luthers and does not like them?
(a) A young worker.
(b) The stock boy.
(c) Mr. Connell.
(d) Mrs. Connell.
5. In Chapter One, how old is Mary Call Luther?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Mary Call say about Roy Luther in Chapter 7 to Kiser Pease?
2. What happens when Romey becomes upset in Chapter 6?
3. What is Romey's response to Mrs. Connell's description of her childhood?
4. In Chapter 7, Mary Call contemplates what for the first time in the novel?
5. Who stops at the Luther's house at the beginning of the novel for water?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do you think Devola is silent when she learns of her father's death?
2. How does the blizzard take its toll on the Luthers?
3. What characteristics does Mary have that are probably the reasons why her father has left her in charge?
4. Why does Mary Call chastise Romey in Chapter 4?
5. In what ways are the Connells opposites of each other?
6. What are the promises that Mary Call makes to her father?
7. Once again, how do the other family members take out their frustration on Mary?
8. Why does Mary Call get upset with Romey in Chapter 12? Be sure to note how pride factors into this.
9. What kind of sickness does Roy Luther likely have that altered the look of his face? What makes you think so?
10. Why do you think Mary Call's worries are mostly gone?
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