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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Ada hear that causes her to return to Inman?
2. What is the first thing Inman does when he finally finds Ada?
3. What does Ada tell Inman about her relationship with Ruby?
4. What happens to the men who steal from Sara's home?
5. Where do Ada and Ruby go for the night as snow begins to threaten?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss setting. What is significant about Cold Mountain? Why did the author chose to set his novel in this place? How do the lives of the people indigent to this area affect the plot? There are a lot of Indian legends in this area. How do those legends affect the developing plot? How would the novel be different without these legends?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the Home Guard. What is the purpose of the Home Guard? Is Inman afraid of the Home Guard? Should Inman be afraid of the Home Guard? Why does Junior sell Inman to the Home Guard? What has Inman done to attract the attention of the Home Guard? What did Veasey do to deserve to be arrested by the Home Guard? Did the Home Guard have the right to shot their prisoners, including Veasey? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
What was Ada's relationship with her father like? How is it different from Ruby's relationship with her own father? How is it similar? Did Ada's relationship with her father affect her personality? If so, how? Was Ada's relationship with her father harmful? In what way? How could Ada's life have been different if her father had been different?
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