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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 presence of the person in #30 causes ________________ in the house for Luke and Matt.
2. Why did Calvin Pye live with his father for so long?
3. Why are the Morrison children to be separated?
4. Who made sexual advances toward Luke?
5. In what country is Mary Lawson living?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Mary Lawson's nationality, and how does she write about her native country?
2. What decision has Luke made after another visit to see the family attorney?
3. Why is Katie so worried that Daniel has found the invitation to Simon's birthday party?
4. Why did Luke fear for his job at the McLean farm at one point?
5. What has prompted Katie to think about her childhood again after so many years?
6. What arrangements are made for the Morrison children after a meeting with the family lawyer?
7. How did Mr. and Mrs. Morrison deal with their emotions over Luke's happy news?
8. What are the two burgeoning conflicts between Matt and Luke?
9. What does Katie tell Daniel when he asks to know more about her family?
10. What ugly secret about the Pye family do the people of Crow Lake choose to ignore?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Lawson is a master at dramatic devices. Choose an example of symbolism, metaphors, and irony. Briefly describe them and identify the technique which they embody.
Essay Topic 2
Create a brief character study of Luke Morrison. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him during his lifetime?
Essay Topic 3
Create a brief character study of Matt Morrison. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him during his lifetime?
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