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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. A man rushes past Charley shouting what?
2. What is the name of the escaped slave who visits Granny?
3. Granny tells the people in Hearn Hollow that Charley's name is what?
4. At the end of the story, where does Charley think is a good place to settle down?
5. What was the name of Granny's husband?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are some of the hazards that Charley encounters as a deserter?
2. Which two characters were members of the Underground Railroad for 15 years?
3. What could happen to Charley if he is captured by the Confederate Army?
4. How does Charley get food and water the first day after the battle?
5. What mountains does Charley finally enter?
6. The morning after the battle, Charley is forced out of his hiding place by what?
7. What is the Underground Railroad?
8. Who is Thad Porter and why is he grateful to Granny?
9. Who gives Charley the nickname "Charley Skedaddle"?
10. How does Charley change his uniform to try to disguise his identity?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Charley's attitudes about killing change over the course of the book.
Part 1) What is Charley's attitude about killing Confederate soldiers at the beginning of the novel?
Part 2) How does that attitude change when he actually shoots a Confederate soldier?
Part 3) What is Charley's attitude toward killing at the end of the story? Does he believe the Confederate soldier he shot is alive or dead? How does he feel about that?
Essay Topic 2
At the beginning of the novel Charley is sure that if he can get his hands on a gun, he will heroically kill a lot of Confederate soldiers.
Part 1) How does Charley's attitude change during the novel?
Part 2) How does Charley view heroism by the end of the story?
Essay Topic 3
What is Charley's family situation at the beginning of the story? How does this impact later events?
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