|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Grandma refuse to admit about her health?
2. What does Brent buy after leaving the museum?
3. Whom does Brent sit beside in the dining hall?
4. Who is Deborah?
5. What is the final entry in Tony's journal about his vacation?
Essay Topic 1
Throughout the story, Brent's parents unknowingly sabotage Brent's life. Give examples of their well meaning actions that have failed to benefit Brent.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the symbolism of the whirligig and its ability to sew seeds of wishes into the future. Does the whirligig really have that power, or do the characters using guided imagery actually bring about their desired outcomes through their own actions?
Essay Topic 3
Identify the new talents that Brent has acquired since leaving Chicago. Discuss how Brent might use each talent to have a positive influence on as many lives as possible.
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