Unit 8 Mid Test

Graded Assignment
Mid-Unit Test, Part 2: Challenges and Turning Points
Answer the questions in complete sentences.
Total score: ____ of 20 points
(Score for Question 1: ___ of 6 points)
1.     Describe Eveline’s conflict and the turning point in her life.
Answer: Eveline's conflict is personal. She is deliberating in whether she should elope with Frank or stay with her family, which   never has been an easy life. She rather to leave or stay in Ireland, she stayed instead of getting on the boat
(Score for Question 2: ___ of 6 points)
2.     What does the story “The Rocking-Horse Winner” say about the theme of responsibility and neglect. Explain which character is neglectful of his or her obligations and which character consequently undertakes unnecessary responsibility as a result of that neglect. Explain the final outcomes of the both the neglect and the misplaced sense of responsibility.
Answer: The neglectful character was the mother in “The Rocking-Horse Winner. She act like she didn't love anyone including her son. she did not take care of him properly. She was very selfish. She was cold-hearted. Even when Paul dies, she does not feel pain or loss. She was so caught up in the money.
(Score for Question 3: ___ of 8 points)
3.     Think about the young women in “Eveline” and “The Train from Rhodesia.” Reread the final sentence in “Eveline” on page 135. Then reread the young woman’s response after her husband gives her the lion in “The Train from Rhodesia” on page 158 (the sentence that begins “She was looking…”).
What do the two women have in common? Explain your answer, using the stories as support.
Answer: They both are living their current lives but are basing things from their past situations.