Ellen Foster

Further Study

Context Quiz

Further Study Context Quiz

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Where was Kaye Gibbons born in 1960?

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What was Gibbons doing at the same time she wrote Ellen Foster?

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Which of the following events in Ellen's life did Gibbons base on her own childhood experience?

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What historical events informed Gibbons' writing, and serve as a backdrop for Ellen's narrative?

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What classic American literary character inspired Gibbons to begin developing Ellen's voice?