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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who tells Jethro about Lincoln's assassination?
2. What do Jenny and Jethro not like about the federal agents that come to the farm?
3. Who does John see while tending to rebel prisoners?
4. Why has Jethro stopped concentrating on his lessons in Chapter 12?
5. What does Jethro say is bothering him when he is questioned after finding Eb?
Essay Topic 1
Despair is a theme that is placed in a number of sensitive places in the plot. What are some of these places, and what role does despair play in this book?
Essay Topic 2
Ross Milton was a minor character whose presence made a big difference in the plot. How did he accomplish this? What are some ways that his presence, however brief, alters the outcome of the plot? What would have happened differently if he had not been in the book at all?
Essay Topic 3
Fear is a common theme in this book that is presented a number of times by a number of characters. What are some of these instances, and how does fear affect the characters in the book?
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