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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What prompts Jack to take this trip?
2. Who is Willie told will be the best person to run the hospital?
3. What bombshell does Jack drop on Anne?
4. What is Anne's marital status now?
5. What is the subject of Jack's historical research project in Chapter 5?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
If Jack's mother has always been in love with Judge Irwin, why didn't she marry him, especially when she became pregnant? Why would Jack's mother suffer through a string of inferior men as husbands? What price did she pay in order to keep Jack ignorant about the identity of his real father?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the theme of good vs. evil in the novel. Who/what represents good? Who/what represents evil? How do they co-exist or do they? What is the final confrontation?
Essay Topic 3
The author inserts a surprising story in as Chapter 4 regarding the Mastern family. What lessons is the author trying to teach in this chapter? Is it the evil of slavery? The sins of marital infidelity? The burden of guilt and remorse? Explain your position.
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