Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 175 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 175 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What reason does Jean have for visiting Melanie every Monday?

2. What does the headmistress of the school accuse Jean of?

3. What happens when the pastor talks about how full of spirit Jean is while he is preaching?

4. When Jean's mother gets a letter about Jean from the headmistress, what does she do?

5. Who spends the most time with Jean in the hospital?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe a typical Sunday in Jean's home.

2. What does the prince write about perfection?

3. In the beginning of the chapter, Leviticus, what do Jean and her mother hear coming from Next Door? What do they do about it?

4. Describe how the church community misunderstood Jean's deafness. What did they say about her?

5. How does her mother tell the story of Jean's adoption?

6. Who is Elsie? Describe her.

7. What is the story of the sensitive princess?

8. What is Jean's experience with the visiting pastor, Pastor Finch?

9. What does the headmistress call Jean into her office for? Why? What is Jean's response?

10. Explain why this statement is relevant to Jean's predicament at school: "What constitutes a problem is not the thing, or the environment where we find the thing, but the conjunction of the two."

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The central themes in the novel deal with sexuality and gender roles.

Part 1. Describe the views that expressed by the members of Jean's church.

Part 2. Analyze the views described. Are they sexist or prejudice?

Part 3. What philosophies exist contrary to this position? What is anti-essentialism?

Part 4. What effect do holding these views have on religious institutions such as Jean's church?

Essay Topic 2

One of the five fundamental components of story telling discussed is that of plot.

Part 1. What is plot? How can it be manipulated?

Part 2 What are the elements of plot? Do they usually follow a pattern?

Part 3. What role does conflict play in plot? What are the four common types of conflict?

Part 4. What is the central conflict that drives the plot?

Essay Topic 3

One of the five fundamental components of fiction discussed in class is Theme.

Part 1. What are themes?

Part 2. How is theme different for expository essays versus story telling?

Part 3. What are some of the themes from the novel? How are they developed?

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