A Listening Walk --and Other Stories Test | Final Test - Hard

Gene Hill
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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. In "It's Better Not to Know," what did Hill say was valuable to hunters?

2. In "It's All Relative," what part of America did Hill discuss?

3. In "Mending Harness," what kind of living did Hill say happened on the days he spent preparing his equipment?

4. In "Too Much and Not Enough," what kind of sign did Hill say there were too many of?

5. In "Mending Harness," when did Hill say he tested all his equipment?

Short Essay Questions

1. In "Taking Turns," what did Hill say he did not miss about his childhood?

2. What was "Giving and Taking" about?

3. In "A Matter of Gravity," what kinds of things did Hill blame gravity for?

4. What was "Mending Harness" about?

5. What did Hill make fun of in "New Toys"?

6. In "A Question of Statistics," how did Hill say men would never learn to hunt?

7. What was Hill speaking out against in "The Responsible Sportsman,"?

8. In "Horoscope Revisited," what did Hill say about Leos?

9. In "Hammers," what did Hill say he hoped his gun had been a part of?

10. What did Hill do on his Listening Walks?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

How did Hill describe the ideal hunting companion, and why would this kind of person have been so good for Hill to be with?

Essay Topic 2

What role does symbolism play in these articles and where does it appear? How was the author's tone altered by the presence of these symbols?

Essay Topic 3

Who was the chairman, and why was this analogy used by Hill?

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