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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 argues over the desert being a representative symbol of freedom?
2. What is Michael's speech at the rotary club about?
3. Who writes an apology to Dalva for his or her behavior?
4. Whom does Dalva ask if they believe her son is still alive?
5. Who planted trees and fruits to create orchards?
Short Essay Questions
1. Discuss the journal entries of Northridge about the bodies he placed in the cellar.
2. Discuss the attack against Michael at the horse sale.
3. What happens to Michael when he leaves the hospital?
4. Discuss the meeting between Dalva and her son's adoptive mother.
5. What does Northridge discover about the government's plans for the Sioux?
6. Discuss Northridge's journal entry after five years of being a missionary.
7. Discuss One Stab's visit to Northridge.
8. Why does Northridge ride to locate the wife of White Tree?
9. Discuss Michael's speech at the rotary club.
10. How does Dalva learn who her son is?
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 value of love in the story. Does love appear to be something that is valued and respected? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Flashbacks are used in the novel. Discuss the role of flashbacks and the positive and negative influence they have.
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