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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. Who wants Lizzie to speak on Mack's behalf?
2. What decision does Lizzie make after Jay beats her?
3. What happens to Jay when he is with Cora?
4. What does the man from the Secretary of State's office want to do to Mack?
5. Whom does Mack plan on taking with him when he escapes?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do Jay's political views alienate him from his Virginia neighbors?
2. Why does Lizzie feel forced to comply with the deal made between Gordonson and Sir George?
3. Why is Lizzie unable to speak for Mack who is in prison?
4. What is the fate of the prisoners in the colonies?
5. How is Cora blackmailed into giving up Mack's location?
6. What are the terms of Sir George's will?
7. Why does Sir Philip Armstrong of the Secretary of State's office visit the Jamissons?
8. What does Mack learn about what has happened to Cora?
9. What do the men determine about Mack and Lizzie's whereabouts after they find Peg?
10. What advice does Lady Alicia give Jay regarding Sir George's will?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Mack spends some alone time throughout the novel to contemplate his life. What does he think about? What conclusions does he arrive at? Explain why he is in a contemplative mood at this point in time.
Essay Topic 2
Create a brief character study of Jay Jamisson. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him during his lifetime?
Essay Topic 3
The theme of overcoming injustice will be an important one in the novel. How does the author begin to build this theme? Give examples of overcoming injustice throughout the book.
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