Dance Hall of the Dead Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What taboo did Ernesto worry he had broken?

2. In Chapter 14, who performs the third search of the Bowlegs hogan?

3. In Chapter 11, where does Leaphorn find Susanne?

4. How does Ted Isaacs refer to his family?

5. In Chapter 16, what does Leaphorn find inside the fetish offering?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

When Leaphorn is hit with the dart, he is able to realize that he must find a place to wait out the effects of the tranquilizer. The reader stays in Leaphorn's head as he hears the killer approach but is powerless to stop it. Although Leaphorn is also faced with hallucinations, he is still able to put more pieces of the puzzle together. What does this chapter tell you about Leaphorn's personality? If you were to meet him outside of his role as a police officer, what kind of man do you think he would be?

Essay Topic 2

Leaphorn's tells Pasquaanti who the killer is, knowing that the Zuni will exact revenge on the man. Why does Leaphorn do this? Do you think that as a law enforcement officer that this is an easy or difficult decision for him to make? Does Leaphorn have any regrets?

Essay Topic 3

After the death of Shorty Bowlegs, Leaphorn assumes responsibility for Cecil Bowlegs. Discuss the Navajo concept of family and children.

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