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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. How does Tawanda die?
2. Why does Sol leave the MacIvey homestead?
3. What does the medicine man in the Seminole village use to remove the bullet?
4. Where is the first vacation that Zech, Glenda, and Sol have?
5. Where do Zech, Glenda, and Sol buy more orange trees after the winter storms?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Zech see Tawanda for the second time?
2. How does Zech deal with the cattle rustlers in 1896?
3. What events change Sol's mind about land development?
4. What is the contrast between Emma and Tobias on Zech's wedding day?
5. How does Tawanda react to Zech's marriage?
6. How does Sol meet Bonnie, and what is interesting about their relationship?
7. What leads Sol to visit the Seminole village for the first time and what does he learn there?
8. What happens during Glenda's first cattle drive with the MacIveys?
9. What event in 1892 causes Tobias to wonder about the future of the cattle driving business?
10. How does Emma die, and what is Tobias' response?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze Zech and Glenda's marriage. How do they first meet? What is the difference between the two families they come from? How is Emma a source of knowledge for Zech throughout his marriage? How is Emma confided in by both Zech and Glenda? What secrets do Zech and Glenda keep from each other, and what are each one's reasons for keeping them?
Essay Topic 2
Both Tobias and Emma change as a result of the success the family enjoys from the cattle and orange businesses. Using the entire book to provide examples, analyze the way each one of them changes, as well as the similarities and differences in their response to success.
Essay Topic 3
The author uses nature to parallel the lives of the MacIvey family in A Land Remembered.
1) Describe three examples of how nature is used to illustrate the cycle of life within the MacIveys.
2) Explain how the setting corresponds to the events that take place throughout the course of the MacIveys' lives.
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