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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. In Part Three, Chapter Five, why is Gabriel unable to watch Liesl bathe?
2. What obstacle stands in the way for Felix and Gilzean?
3. In Charis' letter to Gabriel in Part Two, what does she tell him?
4. What happens to Lieutenant Loveday while leading Felix's unit?
5. What covers every surface of Walter's house in Part Two?
Short Essay Questions
1. What political reason is there for Gabriel to remain in the hospital?
2. Describe Gabriel's journal.
3. What changes Felix's mind about spending time on Walter's farm and then returning to England?
4. What do you think Felix will do to Von Bishop?
5. Where is Gabriel held as a prisoner in Part Three, Chapter Six and how does he escape?
6. Do you think Von Bishop wants to go after Gabriel? Why or why not?
7. What consequences do the British face for not heading Walter's advice?
8. What are Felix's interactions with Aristedes?
9. What reason, besides political, does Gabriel have for staying in the hospital?
10. What are Gabriel's feelings for Liesl in Part Three?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
An Ice Cream War is about the effects of a European war on the people living in Africa. While the characters in the novel are of European descent, not much notice is given to the local Africans. In an essay, analyze the effect the war is having on the African people.
Essay Topic 2
In An Ice Cream War, Felix Cobb, the protagonist, can be described as a dynamic character because he evolves throughout the novel. Contrary to Felix is his brother, Gabriel. Gabriel is a static character because he remains the same, a dedicated soldier, throughout the novel. In an essay, examine the role of dynamic and static characters in the novel An Ice Cream War.
Essay Topic 3
There are two main settings in the novel An Ice Cream War. In an essay, describe the settings of the novel and analyze the affect the setting will have on the conflict.
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