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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. The most difficult aspect to typhoid is what?
2. Bob Allen's older brother is whom?
3. Before Christy leaves for her break with her family in Asheville, she visits who?
4. Who once dated Mr. Taylor?
5. The women are alone, for Tom McHone has crept out during the night and David is where?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Christy upset with Dr. MacNeill over the whole incident involving the blockaders?
2. Explain Christy's inner conflict regarding David and Dr. MacNeill.
3. Summarize Miss Alice's history.
4. Explain how David alerting the US Marshals comes back to haunt him with regard to the incidents of Prince's tail and the church pulpit, in chapters 23 and 34.
5. What reason does Dr. MacNeill give for helping the blockaders and do you agree with it?
6. Explain the calling from God that Christy feels in chapters 27 and 28.
7. How is the theme of teamwork illustrated, in Chapters 41 and 42?
8. Do you agree with Christy accusing Dr. MacNeill of knowing that Tom was shot by Birds-Eye because Tom had decided to change sides because of Dr. MacNeill's visit to the McHones? Why or why not?
9. Explain David's decree about women and guns and whether or not you agree with it.
10. What things is David uncertain about in Chapters 29 and 30 and how do those things cause Christy to be unsure?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discussion of the shadow of the mountain foreshadows the death of Christy's friend, Fairlight, in the book. List and describe, in detail, three other examples of how the author, Catherine Marshall, uses foreshadowing in the book.
Essay Topic 2
Choose any character from the book that you want and describe the physical and emotional changes that you feel he/she went through, as the book progressed. Why did those changes take place? What were the results for that character? Also, how did those results impact other characters?
Essay Topic 3
The children of Cutter Gap are quite unique. They haven't had much of a proper education and have many idiosyncrasies. Answer the following questions about those children:
1. In what ways do the children of Cutter Gap have disadvantages?
2. In what ways do the children of Cutter Gap have advantages?
3. How do the children change throughout the book and are those changes good or bad?
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