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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of tree sap does Nhamo use to plug the holes in the boat?
2. What does Nhamo notice about the first family she sees after the storm?
3. What does Nhamo do with the carcass she finds after leaving the cave?
4. Where is Nhamo's father?
5. What does the roar of the leopard remind Nhamo of?
Essay Topic 1
Edina is a minor character in this book who makes a huge impact on the plot. How does she accomplish this, and how would the plot have been altered had she not been included in the story line?
Essay Topic 2
Diversity and discrimination are two major and related themes in this book. Where do these themes appear, and how do they work together to propel the plot of the book?
Essay Topic 3
Compassion and empathy are themes present in a number of places in the plot. What are some of the best examples of this theme, and how did the presence of this theme affect the outcome of this book?
This section contains 770 words
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