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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. Which two pilots does Gann mention in chapter 7 have recently died in a crash?
2. In chapter 4, what do we learn has happened to Gann while flying with Ross?
3. What does Ross reveal when he hears Gann is not Army-taught as a pilot?
4. What type of special school does McIntosh invite Gann to attend?
5. When Gann corrects the plane's altitude, what happens?
Short Essay Questions
1. Briefly describe the near death situation Gann and his co-pilot Beattie faced as noted in the novel's prologue.
2. How does the U.S. intend to further its aviation influence in South America?
3. What does the flight school aim to teach its students?
4. What type of novel is "Fate Is the Hunter"?
5. How does Gann initially describe Goose Bay?
6. 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?
7. How does Gann describe Ross?
8. What does Gann learn about Ross' childhood?
9. What are some tricks that Gann learns from Ross?
10. What role did Gann have during the wars?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
In the novel, Ernest Gann acts as both a commercial and civilian pilot. Compare and contrast the responsibilities, experiences, and roles of a commercial pilot and a civilian pilot. What situation caused Gann to become a civilian pilot?
Essay Topic 3
Setting is an important piece of a literary work. What is a setting? Why is setting essential to a novel? Explain why setting is important in "Fate Is the Hunter," and provide an example of the use of a setting in this novel.
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