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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 preoccupies Jay's mind during the deer hunt?
2. Sir George says that Mack is a born _______________.
3. Why is Mack so popular among the workers?
4. What is the name of the horse given to Jay by his father?
5. What does Lizzie see advertised on a flyer while in London?
Short Essay Questions
1. Which one of the Jamisson sons does Lizzie agree to marry and why?
2. What is life like for Mack in London?
3. What does Mack do that makes the Jamissons wary of him?
4. How do the Jamissons insure that Mack becomes Jamisson property?
5. For what occasion does Lizzie decide to dress as a man in Chapter 14?
6. How does Lizzie learn about Mack's upcoming prize fight?
7. Why do the Jamissons enter into a conspiracy about the coal that Lizzie cannot know about?
8. How does Mack learn that he is a free man?
9. What makes Lizzie change her mind about going through with the wedding?
10. What is Mack's first priority after the firedamp alarm sounds?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Conflict takes on an almost human persona in this story. What is this literary technique called? Cite examples that support this position.
Essay Topic 2
Explain the concept of loneliness as it exhibits in the story. Which of the characters are lonely? Are they all lonely in some way? Explain the loneliness and the methods and attempts to overcome it.
Essay Topic 3
Describe the setting at the beginning of the novel. Does the author paint a complete picture for the reader? What, if anything, is missing?
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