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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. Who is chosen to receive punishment for the attempted mutiny?
2. How does Charlotte think her candle went out?
3. What is Charlotte's father's occupation?
4. What does Captain Jaggery do when confronted by the leader of the mutiny?
5. What is the name of the second mate on the ship?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Charlotte think when she first sees Captain Jaggery?
2. What does Captain Jaggery do when there is no wind?
3. What does Mr. Cranick want from Captain Jaggery, and what happens when this is conveyed?
4. What is the most unique part of the ship to Charlotte as she looks at it while waiting for Mr. Grummage?
5. What does Zachariah say before he is punished for his part of the mutiny?
6. How does Charlotte feel when she wakes up on the ship for the first time, and what does she hope to do?
7. What does Charlotte notice about the ship as she walks with Captain Jaggery, and what does he do about it?
8. What does Charlotte see when she goes to the forecastle for the first time?
9. Who does Charlotte consider telling about her experience in the cargo hold, and why doesn't she?
10. What does Charlotte refuse to do for Captain Jaggery?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Security and safety were two themes that were touched on a number of times throughout the course of this book. What are some of these instances, and how does this affect the characters in these scenes?
Essay Topic 2
Fear is a common theme in this book that is presented a number of times by a number of characters. What are some of these instances, and how does fear affect the characters in the book?
Essay Topic 3
What role does symbolism play in the story and where does it appear? How is the plot altered by the presence of these symbols?
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