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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. Where is Moon Shadow held before he can see his father?
2. What is the longest part of Moon Shadow's trip to America?
3. What is Moon Shadow given by his father's co-workers?
4. What does Windrider say white people do not know the truth about?
5. Who tells Moon Shadow he is to join his father in America?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why did Moon Shadow's father take Windrider as his new name in America?
2. What does Moon Shadow call Americans, and why?
3. What does Moon Shadow like to learn from his father while working?
4. Why is Windrider a partner in the Company of the Peach Orchard Vow?
5. Why did so many Chinese men live in America at this time?
6. What happens when Windrider goes to confront Black Dog?
7. How does Bright Star feel about what Windrider hopes to build? Why does he feel this way?
8. What does Moon Shadow find strange about his father's room?
9. Why does Moon Shadow move to a house in the city?
10. What special job for the company is Moon Shadow given?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What were Moon Shadow's thoughts on education, and how did this change his actions? How did his ideas change the course of the plot?
Essay Topic 2
Despair was a theme that was placed in a number of sensitive places in this plot. What are some of these places, and what role did despair play in this book?
Essay Topic 3
How did the earthquake effect the plot? Which characters were most put out after this natural disaster, and why?
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