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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Jessie react to the people in town who try to befriend her?
2. What items does Jack buy on credit at the Men's Store?
3. What job does Jessie get?
4. What is Pat doing with Jessie and the boys one night when he receives a call from the sheriff?
5. Where does Nora's father live?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe grain elevator. What is its role in the community? Is it typical of businesses in small towns in rural America?
Essay Topic 2
The author uses several instances of foreshadowing in the story. Explain what foreshadowing is and cite at least two examples making sure to explain what makes each an instance of foreshadowing.
Essay Topic 3
What is the point of view of the story? What are the benefits and the limitations to this particular point of view? How is the point of view determined? Provide an example that supports your answer.
This section contains 850 words
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