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) Water erosion made ditches down the sides.
(b) It was torn being pulled up from the earth.
(c) The bear scratched it with his claws.
(d) Hunters scored it with their spears.
2. According to the Ethnographic Dictionary of Navajo language, why are astrological pursuits often associated with witchcraft?
(a) They require the slaughter of animals.
(b) They require weird ingredients.
(c) They require solitude and darkness.
(d) They require one who is consecrated to the task.
3. With whose death does the story begin?
(a) Alejandro Segura.
(b) Pete Maxwell.
(c) Billy the Kid.
(d) John Poe.
4. Which tribe's myth forms the basis of this story?
5. What prize had Momaday won when he wrote this book?
(a) The National Book Award.
(b) The Pulitzer Prize.
(c) The American Book Award.
(d) The Nobel Prize for Literature.
6. How does Borges tell us myth relates to literature?
(a) It is the beginning.
(b) It is the beginning and the end.
(c) It is the end result.
(d) It is the part of literature that endures.
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