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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 gift is Jethro given while he is in town?
2. Where does Jethro and his family live?
3. What happens while Matt is heading to Dave Burdow's house?
4. How old was Mary when she died?
5. Which of the following is NOT something that Jethro does for the FIRST time in Chapter 5?
Short Essay Questions
1. What responsibilities does Jethro take on when Matt is hurt?
2. What is Ellen suffering from in Chapter 5?
3. Which side of the debate does Ellen's nephew believe in?
4. What reward does Jethro get at the beginning of the book?
5. How does Jethro feel about the love between Shadrach and Jenny?
6. What is happening at the very beginning of the book?
7. What does Shadrach explain to Jethro before he leaves for war himself?
8. What added a lot of strain to the issues of war in Jethro's home state?
9. How does Bill feel about the war?
10. How does the nation respond to the beginning of the war?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What role does symbolism play in the story and where does it appear? How is the plot altered by the presence of these symbols?
Essay Topic 2
Betrayal is a theme introduced at the very beginning of this book. How does this constant stream of betrayal affect the outcome of the plot, and which characters are most affected by it?
Essay Topic 3
Which character do you relate with the most in this book? Why is this? How does this character change throughout the book?
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