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

How did Rudi's father's death provide Rudi with the courage to surmount the Citadel? In how many ways did his father's death affect him? From which times did he draw strength? Which times was fear invoked and for what reason? Explain the answer and justify it using quotes from the book.

Essay Topic 2

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 3

Explain the differences in Frau Matt's behavior in the beginning of the novel and towards the end. What do you think was the impetus to change this opinion? What changes did Frau Matt make in her behavior due to a lack of choice? What behaviors were changed because she wanted to change them?

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