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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. Where is Shadrach when Jenny comes to be with him?
2. What becomes a very common thing for soldiers to do after the first year of war?
3. Who did General Hooker replace in the army?
4. How are deserters punished?
5. Who tells Jethro about Lincoln's assassination?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when Jenny goes to D.C.?
2. What happens to Hig Phillips in Chapter 9, and why?
3. How is Guy Wortman finally arrested?
4. How does the county help the Creightons after their barn is burned down?
5. What good news does John send his family about Bill?
6. What happens that ruins the peace in Jethro's life after the war is ended?
7. What does John write about at the beginning of Chapter 11?
8. What does Eb write about when he returns to his unit after deserting?
9. What does Jethro do when he hears about the end of the war?
10. What does Jethro get upset about when the men are talking after building the new barn?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Security and safety are two themes that are touched on a number of times throughout the course of this book. What are some of these instances, and how does this affect the characters in these scenes?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Power and greed are two common themes in this book. Where do they appear, and how do they differ in their manifestations
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