Banner in the Sky Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

James Ramsey Ullman
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What made Rudi not want to go back to Kurtal?

2. Where did Rudi keep near when he had approached the area in which the avalanche had occurred the day before?

3. How many men were to remain behind?

4. Why wouldn't Franz continue to the top of the mountain, despite Winter insisting he do so?

5. Why did Rudi believe that Winter would make it?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

In terms of storytelling, explain the difference between the Wunderhorn and the Citadel. In which ways are they two completely different mountains? In which ways are they similar? Explain your answer using quotes from the book.

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the personification of the hazards of the mountain. How did this propagate the fear of the villagers? If to take this into consideration, are the villagers narrow minded? Explain your answer. What emotion finally got the rest of the Kurtalers up the mountain?

Essay Topic 3

Speculate on the purpose of Klaus' role in the story. Explain the feelings associated with this character from the perspective of the reader. Does this character play a significant role in the development of the story? Why or why not? Try and consider the author's reasoning for the incorporation of such a character.

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