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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. What happens to Deerslayer's canoe as it drifts away from the lake shore?
2. How do they find Hutter when they enter the house?
3. Where do Chingachgook and Wah-ta-Wah see Harry the next morning?
4. What challenge does Wah-ta-Wah deliver to Briarthorn, the man who had kidnapped her?
5. What happens when Harry and Hutter enter Muskrat Castle that morning?
Short Essay Questions
1. What becomes of the Iroquois by the next morning?
2. After Hutter is buried in the lake, for what does Judith hope?
3. What happens to foil Judith's plan?
4. Why does Judith give Deerslayer a special gift?
5. What is the first torture they use with Deerslayer and how does he react?
6. What are the circumstances of Deerslayer paddling a canoe up to the house?
7. What happens to Harry and Hutter after they are captured in the house?
8. What unusual thing happens while Judith and Hetty are in the canoe?
9. What happens when the second torture begins.
10. Where is the canoe that brought Hetty to shore hidden from view?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an account of someone you know whose mental capability is limited like Hetty's. If you do not know one personally, read about Down Syndrome children and tell about the life of one of them.
Essay Topic 2
Write a detailed contrast between Deerslayer and Harry Marsh. Play close attention to Deerslayer's character in the way he deals with Judith and Hetty in particular. Notice his friendship with Chingachgook and Wah-ta-Wah. Contrast this to Harry and the way he tries to push himself on Judith, his attitude to Native Americans, and the things he does which are self-centered. Look at his friendship with Hutter in contrast to Deerslayer's friendship with Chingachgook.
Essay Topic 3
Do some research in the library or on the Internet and write a description of the wilderness in the American frontier in the late 1700's. Are the events and characters portrayed in the story realistic? Why or why not?
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