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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. What does Ada hear that causes her to return to Inman?
2. What wish does Inman make when he lies down to sleep in the chapter, A Vow to Bear?
3. How does Inman attempt to find Ada?
4. Who comes to visit while Ada is at Black Cove alone in the chapter, A Satisfied Mind?
5. What do Ruby and Ada allow the messenger to do as they leave?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why are things awkward between Inman and Ada at first? How does this begin to change?
2. How does Inman end up at the home of a war widow?
3. Who once lived in the village that Ruby and Ada have brought Stobrod to?
4. What has caused an illness in Stobrod and his companions?
5. What does Inman find when he finally reaches Black Cove?
6. What does Stobrod finally confess he wants from Ruby?
7. Who attacks Sara's home while Inman is there?
8. Who visits Black Cove while Ruby is in town trading apple cider for beef?
9. What does Inman learn about his new companion that leads him to a conclusion about his own future?
10. Who or what does Ruby catch in her trap in the cornfield?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Who is Ruby? What kind of education does Ruby have? Where does Ruby come from? How are Ruby and Ada similar? How are they different? Why does Ruby come to live at Black Cove? What does Ruby want to do there? What does Ruby do there? How does Ruby impact Ada's life? Is this for the better? How?
Essay Topic 2
Who is Inman? Why is Inman in the hospital? What has Inman done to be there? What war is Inman fighting? What side of the war is Inman fighting for? Why? Does Inman believe in the war? Why or why not? Why did Inman enlist? Why does Inman leave the hospital? Is Inman allowed to leave the hospital? What does Inman hope to find at the end of his travels?
Essay Topic 3
Who is Ada? Where has Ada come from? What kind of education does Ada have? Why? Is Ada's education typical of women who live in Cold Mountain? Why does Ada live in Cold Mountain? Why does Ada refuse to leave Cold Mountain when her father dies? How does Ada care for herself? Why does Ada not know how to cook?
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