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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 is Dennis Petersen?
2. Who is Miss Lucy?
3. Who is Helena?
4. What does Mark Anders remember when the discussion on union workers is going on?
5. Why does General Courtney visit Dicky Lancome?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the fighting scene between the Prime Minister, Mark Anders, and the General on one side with Fergus and his men on the other.
2. Whom does Mark meet at the studio?
3. What is the conversation between Dicky Lancome and the General?
4. What is the great emptiness that Mark's grandfather tells him about?
5. Why does Mark feel guilty when he is at the General's home talking to the Prime Minister?
6. What is the surprise Harry Fisher has for Mark?
7. What is a cuthbert and why is it used by Fergus MacDonald?
8. Who is the unwanted guest at the General's party, and what does Mark learn of him?
9. How does Mark fall into the river?
10. Why is the General disappointed when he goes to his office?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the mood or tone of this novel? Give examples.
Essay Topic 2
How has the author depicted his love for preservation of wild life in the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast any three characters from the novel.
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