A Salty Piece of Land Test | Final 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 was the name of Montana's father?

2. In the end, __________ remembers everything.

3. What is Tully offered for breakfast aboard the Copra Queen?

4. Cleopatra compares Tully's situation as he joins the crew of the Lucretia to whose?

5. What did Thelma Barston discover on her land in Wyoming?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is Sophie Diamant's story?

2. How do the Stilton brothers capture Tully in San Pedro?

3. What is Willie's experience like when he first sees the Fresnal lens?

4. How does Tully react when he sees Waldo Stilton in San Pedro?

5. What is Willie Singer's cover story as he travels with Phillippe Parfait?

6. Why does Cleopatra compare Tully to Odysseus?

7. What did hearing a cigarette boat off of Cayo Loco remind Tully of?

8. According to Cleopatra, how had Miami changed in her lifetime?

9. Why does Captain Kirk tell Tully to put on his sailing shoes?

10. How does Tully feel as he waits to hear news of Cleopatra in the hospital waiting room?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

How is the motif of returning a sailor home used throughout the novel?

Essay Topic 2

How is foreshadowing used in nearly every chapter of the novel? Is this literary device overused by Buffet? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss Buffet's use of both traditional and non-traditional religion in A Salty Piece of Land.

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