The Ancient Child Test | Final Test - Hard

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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. What does Lola Bourne do with her letter to Set?

2. What did Koi-ehm-toya's great-great grandson become?

3. How is Set's health as he begins his vision quest?

4. What did Set look for in the garden when he was a child?

5. How does Grey feel during the heavy rainstorms of the plains?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who becomes the maker of shields?

2. What did every people who inhabited the great plains find there?

3. Why were the Piegan people unable to believe in the child?

4. How does Grey know that Set will act in the proper way?

5. Who is the boy that Set sees and hears in the garden of his old house?

6. How does Set's art change as his personality begins to disintegrate?

7. What do the lines on the red earth represent?

8. How does Set respond to the hospital staff's diagnosis and explanations of his condition?

9. What understanding about Set does Lola Bourne come to while he is hospitalized?

10. Why does Grey feel at once humbled and important when she thinks of Set?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The book begins with a section called "Planes," then a section called "Lines," then "Shapes," and ultimately, "Shadows." What do you think this geometrical view of the world represents? Use quotations from the story to support your point of view.

Essay Topic 2

The horse Dog has significance in this story. Why is he important? What do we learn about Grey from Dog's response to her and from her dealings with him?

Essay Topic 3

Grey's dialogues with Billy the Kid seem very different from her conversations in real life. Using examples, compare and contrast the Grey of her outlaw fantasies with the real girl. What do these differences tell you about her?

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