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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. Midway through the novel, which dangerous disease does Gann become stricken with?
2. What modified and militarized plane is Gann flying when he makes his cargo flights?
3. Who is Robbins?
4. How does Gann view Ross' Zen-like techniques?
5. In chapter 8, which friend of Gann's joins the route AM-21 as a pilot?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Gann do with the abandoned German plane that he locates in South America on his initial flight over there?
2. What does Gann learn about Ross' childhood?
3. What emergency causes Gann to have to land his plane on his flight from Steensville?
4. What type of novel is "Fate Is the Hunter"?
5. How does Gann's crew recover their takeoff when the cargo that they are flying to Goose Bay causes the plane to nearly stall? What does Gann learn from this experience?
6. What does Gann recall about his actions when he sees a plane crash on the runway in Assam?
7. Why does Gann appreciate his shorter AM-21 route?
8. Who is Dudley, and what is Gann's impression of him?
9. How does Gann view the other pilots and their modesty about their flying abilities?
10. Who is Robbins?
Essay Topic 1
This novel is an autobiography. Explain what an autobiography is. What is the difference between an autobiography and a memoir? Do you think that this novel would have been better if written in a different format (i.e., fiction, memoir, prose)?
Essay Topic 2
You have learned about tone and mood. Please define both tone and mood. What are the differences? What are the similarities? What is one example of each that you can recall from "Fate Is the Hunter." Please make sure to list what has set the tone or mood in the example you are providing. How do tone and mood affect the story?
Essay Topic 3
We have learned about point of view. What is point of view, and what are the three major types of point of view? Did you enjoy the point of view that "Fate Is the Hunter" was written in---why or why not? Was it an effective way to portray the story?
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