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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. What does Tawanda warn Zech about before he leaves the camp?
2. During a cattle drive in 1892, what are the men drilling for, causing Tobias to wonder what will happen when all of the land is purchased?
3. Who takes over Emma's chores after she passes away?
4. How long ago had Keith Tiger passed away when Sol visits the Seminole village?
5. How does Emma feel about Zech's plan for the land?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Zech see Tawanda for the second time?
2. How do the oranges reflect the state of Tobias and the MacIvey family after Emma's death?
3. What changes have happened for the MacIveys when Chapter 29 begins in 1888?
4. How has the price of cattle grown in 1892, and what important land decision does Zech make after the cattle drive?
5. How does Bonnie die?
6. Where do Sol and Bonnie live, and how does Sol store his money?
7. What happens when Sol and Toby meet for the second time?
8. When and how is Zech killed?
9. What is the contrast between Emma and Tobias on Zech's wedding day?
10. What leads Sol to visit the Seminole village for the first time and what does he learn there?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the ongoing conflict with the cattle rustlers and the author's use of foreshadowing within the events. How does it first begin? What is the motive of the rustlers? How does Zech respond to them initially? What advice does Tobias give his son and why? How is Tobias' advice an example of foreshadowing? What later events complete the foreshadowing? Where and how does the conflict end? What does the reader learn about both Tobias and Zech during their battle with the cattle rustlers?
Essay Topic 2
Analyze Sol and Toby's relationship from the way it began to their last meeting, which occurs at the beginning of the book. Use the entire story as a reference in describing their disagreement, the major differences in how they each view the world, the reasons for those differences, and how they are eventually resolved. Also, include how the author uses irony in this part of the story.
Essay Topic 3
Describe three uses of symbolism in A Land Remembered. For each example, explain when it used, its significance to the overall theme of the book, and what the author is symbolizing.
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