Casting the Runes, and Other Ghost Stories Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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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 does Mr. Davidson discover about Mr. Poshwitz, at the end of "The Uncommon Prayer-Book"?

2. Who killed Squire Francis Bowles?

3. Where does Squire Francis Bowles request to be buried, in "The Experiment"?

4. Where did John Haynes work?

5. How many prayer books does Mrs. Porter discuss with Mr. Davidson?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Define the term protagonist and identify who you believe is the protagonist in this one story. Supply evidence from the book that supports your argument. Then define the term antagonist and identify the antagonists in the same story. Use evidence from the book to support your answer.

Essay Topic 2

How does James address the theme of religion in his book? Choose two examples of examples of how religion presents itself and explain how these examples contribute to the theme religion.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the significance of the prayer books, in "Uncommon Prayer-Books." What is the significance of this story and how does it apply to the theme of magic and religion?

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