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The Outsiders: Literary Context & Devices Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In The Outsiders, why does Johnny tell Ponyboy to 'Stay gold?'

Question 2 2. In The Outsiders, what does Ponyboy mean when he says, 'Maybe the two different worlds we lived in weren't so different. We saw the same sunset?'

Question 3 3. Which of the following passages is an example of a metaphor?

Question 4 4. What does the rural, country setting represent in The Outsiders?

Question 5 5. Why would an author choose to use figurative language to describe characters or events in a story?

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Question 6 6. Why did S.E. Hinton begin writing?

Question 7 7. Which of the following issues does S.E. Hinton regularly explore in her novels?

Question 8 8. In which genre are S.E. Hinton's books categorized?

Question 9 9. Which of the following novels was S.E. Hinton's debut novel?

Question 10 10. What did the east side of the city represent in The Outsiders?

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Question 11 11. What do you call the time and place surrounding the events of a story?

Question 12 12. In The Outsiders, what does the church in Windrixville represent?

Question 13 13. S. E. Hinton wrote which children's book in 1994:

Question 14 14. Which of the following is an example of personification?

Question 15 15. Which of the following hints would lead the reader of The Outsiders to believe that the story was taking place in the 1960s?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following awards was S.E. Hinton the first to receive?

The Outsiders: Literary Context & Devices Chapter Exam Instructions

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