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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 Haze declare about his life?
2. What is the notable occasion of the General's granddaughter?
3. Where does Emory go to watch women in the town?
4. How many young children are in the family?
5. Where does Haze decide to live?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the premise of A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND?
2. What does Motes learn about Hawks?
3. What is the role of Mrs. Connin in THE RIVER?
4. Who is Enoch Emory and what is his relationship to Motes?
5. How is Emory representative of Revelations?
6. What is an overriding worry that the grandmother has while on the trip?
7. Who are the family members and how does the grandmother try to manage their unruliness on the trip?
8. What is Enoch Emory's interest in Motes?
9. What is odd about Motes' vocation related to his philosophy?
10. How does the author show that Motes is a conflicted man?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses more than one iteration on the motif of life-death-life. Identify at least two motifs about life-death-life in the book. Then cite an example to support each answer.
Essay Topic 2
Describe some of the settings for the stories. What is the overall setting? Be sure to include geography, time period and any pertinent popular culture events. Why did the author choose to use these places in the stories?
Essay Topic 3
Several stories are classic stories of the search for love. What does that classification entail? Cite two stories that fall into this category and note your reasons to support your choices.
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