Front Matter and Prologue | Book 1, Chapter 1, Paulita Maxwell Does Not Weep
1. According to the prologue, how did the giant rock Tsoai become lined?
(a) The bear scratched it with his claws.
(b) Hunters scored it with their spears.
(c) Water erosion made ditches down the sides.
(d) It was torn being pulled up from the earth.
2. According to the Ethnographic Dictionary of Navajo language, why are astrological pursuits often associated with witchcraft?
(a) They require weird ingredients.
(b) They require solitude and darkness.
(c) They require the slaughter of animals.
(d) They require one who is consecrated to the task.
3. With whose death does the story begin?
(a) Billy the Kid.
(b) Pete Maxwell.
(c) John Poe.
(d) Alejandro Segura.
4. Which tribe's myth forms the basis of this story?
5. What prize had Momaday won when he wrote this book?
(a) The American Book Award.
(b) The Nobel Prize for Literature.
(c) The Pulitzer Prize.
(d) The National Book Award.
6. How does Borges tell us myth relates to literature?
(a) It is the beginning and the end.
(b) It is the part of literature that endures.
(c) It is the beginning.
(d) It is the end result.
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