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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 urges Elisha to go take the food down to John Dawson?
2. Elisha wants to ____________ Dawson, otherwise he's killing a man for no reason at all.
3. The boy tells Elisha the people are here to witness Elisha become a __________ at dawn tomorrow.
4. Gideon thinks he is only alive because he did not admit _____________.
5. _____________ is praying for the repose of the dead when Elisha comes upstairs.
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Gad do to narrowly escape his own death, according to his recollection?
2. What is strange about the boy that Elisha sees among the dead people who begin to surround him in the room?
3. What does Gideon reveal to Elisha about John Dawson, which surprises Elisha?
4. Why does John Dawson appear to pity Elisha instead of being mad at him?
5. Why does the room feel crowded to Elisha as the clock ticks past midnight in the chapter?
6. What does the boy tell Elisha about all of the faces that Elisha sees around him in the room?
7. What does Ilana say when she talks about she also kills with her voice? Do they have a choice?
8. What is the macabre reasoning for Catherine's desire to make love to Elisha at the youth camp in Normandy?
9. How are things different when Elisha returns upstairs after the killing of John Dawson?
10. What is the first question John Dawson asks after Elisha and John stare at each other for a while?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Facing the man he is to kill is not a simple task for Elisa, nor would many people consider it a simple task.
Part 1: Why do you think Elisha wants to face the man he is told he will kill in the morning?
Part 2: Why do you think Dawson tries to talk with Elisha before he dies?
Part 3: Would you have been able to sit and talk with the man who you were about to kill? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
In many stories, the ending includes the redemption of those who are right and the slaughter of those who are wrong.
Part 1: Why do you think the author still had Dawson die within this story?
Part 2: How might the story have been different had Dawson been left alive?
Part 3: Do you think this is a realistic story to tell? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
The causes for which people fight compel them to act in dramatic ways. However, in modern culture, it can be hard to understand their motivation.
Part 1: Why do you think so many people fight for the Movement in this story?
Part 2: What causes do you think are worth fighting for? Why?
Part 3: Are there any causes you should see yourself getting violent for? Why or why not?
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