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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the most valuable thing Christine tells Rayona she has?
2. Who holds the flag during the veteran flag ceremony for Lee?
3. What does Aunt Ida bring to Rayona when she comes to Seattle?
4. What is the name of Pauline's son, who Christine thinks is a brat?
5. What is Dayton trying to hide from Christine on his desk?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Is A Yellow Raft in Blue Water a coming-of-age novel? Why or why not? Who makes a true transformation in the novel, gaining insight and maturity?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the character of Father Hurlburt and his role through all three women's stories. What is the overall purpose of this character and what noble traits does he embody?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the use of popular culture throughout the novel and the thread it provides to tie many aspects of the novel together.
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