A Salty Piece of Land Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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 is the real name of Grandma Ghost?

2. Where is Ix-Nay the afternoon that Tully has dinner with Dawn?

3. Where is the Lucretia headed after taking Tully home?

4. What is the name of the captain of the Lucretia?

5. Where is the largest lighthouse in the Pacific located?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the story of Grandma Ghost?

2. What is the unusual motif for the party that Tully attends with Dawn?

3. How does Tully come to meet Cleopatra Highbourne?

4. What does Donna Kay tell Tully in the tree house?

5. Who is Dr. Destin Walker?

6. What is the atmosphere like at Reynaldo's resort in San Pedro?

7. What is the little argument Tully has with himself after meeting Dawn and her friend?

8. How did Cleopatra meet the great love of her life?

9. Why does Tully ask Willie Singer to help him find the Fresnel lens?

10. What are some of the things that happen on the trip to Belize that reminds Tully of his favorite movie, The Man Who Would Be King?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the use of truth and discovery of the truth as a theme. What is ironic about this theme in a novel full of people and events who push the realms of reality?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the themes of journeys and transitions in the novel.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the weather phenomena seen throughout the novel and the themes weather is used to illuminate.

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