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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. How many Indians are watching Mack and Lizzie?
2. Which servant girl do Lizzie and Mack take to the doctor in Fredericksburg?
3. Whom does Lizzie's mother marry?
4. What are Robert's plans for the plantation?
5. In exchange for being sent to America instead of being hanged, _____________ tells Jamisson where Mack lives.
Short Essay Questions
1. What preparations has Mack made for his escape and what prevents him from going?
2. What advice does Mack give to Lizzie after the death of her baby?
3. Why does Lizzie decide to testify on Mack's behalf?
4. How has Lizzie's relationship with Jay been affected by the mining situation at High Glen?
5. What is the outcome of the trials for Cora, Peg, and Mack?
6. What advice does Lady Alicia give Jay regarding Sir George's will?
7. What does Lizzie learn about Jay's affairs with slave girls?
8. How do Mack and Lizzie enlist the help of an Indian to serve as a guide?
9. What are the terms of Sir George's will?
10. How does Mack begin to prepare for an escape from Mockjack Hall?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Follett uses beautifully descriptive language in the book to help his readers see his world from his perspective. Without referring to the book, describe Scotland using only your recall of Follett's descriptions. How do you visualize Scotland now that you have read A PLACE CALLED FREEDOM?
Essay Topic 2
At the core of A PLACE CALLED FREEDOM is the study of a father and son relationship. Define the relationship between Jay and his father. Why was it so combative? What long-term effect did the relationship have on Jay's life? How does Jay come to terms with this primary relationship?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss Follett's writing style. How is he different from other writers of his time? What are some of his characteristic writing techniques? Identify some examples of his classic style in A PLACE CALLED FREEDOM.
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