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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. Which relative does Jay meet while in Williamsburg?
2. Who takes charge of the household staff after the death of Lizzie's baby?
3. Who has been killed in a mining accident?
4. What river do Mack, Lizzie and Peg reach?
5. Jay's views on _______________ offend the dinner guests.
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Lizzie decide to run away with Mack?
2. What is the nature of the problems between Lizzie and Lennox?
3. Why does Jay not see himself as the overseer at Mockjack Hall?
4. How is Cora blackmailed into giving up Mack's location?
5. What is Mack's fate in the colonies?
6. Why does Lizzie feel forced to comply with the deal made between Gordonson and Sir George?
7. Why do Mack, Lizzie, and Peg decide to leave their wagon and belongings behind during their escape?
8. Does Jay feel it is worth his time to hunt for Lizzie?
9. Who delivers Lizzie's baby, and what are the circumstances surrounding the birth?
10. What is the outcome of the trials for Cora, Peg, and Mack?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the setting at the beginning of the novel. Does the author paint a complete picture for the reader? What, if anything, is missing?
Essay Topic 2
Conflict takes on an almost human persona in this story. What is this literary technique called? Cite examples that support this position.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast Jay and Mack. Both men want influence over Lizzie but have their hold on her in very different ways. Why are their differences classic examples of conflict in fiction? What other similarities and differences are there between the two characters?
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