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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. Who is Dalva's father?
2. Who is Dalva's mother?
3. What does Michael wonder about Lundquist?
4. What year does the story take place?
5. Who did Dalva discover was in jail for beating a police officer?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Michael seduce Karen?
2. What is learned about Dalva's follower?
3. What happens when Northridge runs into a Cavalry group?
4. What does Duane do to the football players at school?
5. Who does Northridge speak of befriending?
6. Discuss the events of Dalva's grandfather's death.
7. Discuss the present Dalva gets when she turns 17.
8. How do Dalva and Duane meet?
9. Discuss Northridge's job.
10. Discuss the meeting with Michael's chairman.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss and describe the relationship between Dalva and Duane and the role it has in the story.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast Dalva's relationship with Duane with that of her relationship with Sam Creekmouth.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss theme. What is the theme of the novel and how does the novel fall into this theme?
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