A Yellow Raft in Blue Water Test | Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Elgin always smell like to Christine?

2. What does Christine leave on Dayton's desk?

3. While staying with Datyon, what does Christine do for the first time in her life?

4. What does Christine leave behind in one of the many apartments she rushes to move out of?

5. Who does Aunt Ida dance with during the flag ceremony for Lee?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Is The Yellow Raft in Blue Water a testament to the strength of family ties, or a cautionary tale about the tangled web of family legacies?

Essay Topic 2

What role do secrets play in the narrative of the three women and who do they affect the most profoundly?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss how the three strands of the same story are woven throughout the novel like a braid. What is the symbolism of braids throughout the novel?

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