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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 discovered the government was planning to move the Sioux to the Dakotas, in direct violation of the treaties?
2. Who witnesses a man shoot another man over a dog they both wanted for dinner when they were starving?
3. What is the true name of Nature Boy?
4. Who is One Stab?
5. What does Dalva realize is the only thing she feels for Michael?
Short Essay Questions
1. Discuss the meeting between Dalva and her son's adoptive mother.
2. What does Michael find important in Northrdige's descriptions in his journal?
3. Discuss One Stab's visit to Northridge.
4. What history does Michael learn about Northridge when going back to work?
5. How do Dalva and Sam meet?
6. How does Michael seduce Karen?
7. What does Northridge write about involving the Sioux's freedom?
8. How does Dalva find herself at peace over the unfairness of the world?
9. Why does Northridge ride to locate the wife of White Tree?
10. Discuss the attack against Michael at the horse sale.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast Dalva's relationship with Duane with that of her relationship with Sam Creekmouth.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the journey Dalva takes over the course of the novel. What does Dalva learn about herself during her journey?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the value of love in the story. Does love appear to be something that is valued and respected? Why or why not?
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