Fate is the Hunter Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. How does Gann describe the weather at Goose Bay?

2. In which South American city are new planes to be delivered?

3. Why does McCabe reassign Gann?

4. While Gann is straightening out the mess with the missing item in Wilkes-Barre, what is Ross doing?

5. Which numbers are more senior to Gann's?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Gann learn kept his flight safe on the way from Honolulu to Burbank despite the fact that they were missing a critical piece of equipment?

2. What does Gann learn about Ross' childhood?

3. 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?

4. How did his crash affect O'Connor in the long run?

5. What type of special school is Gann invited to and what happens when he attends?

6. What is one thing Gann likes about the occasional long route from Newark to Chicago?

7. What type of novel is "Fate Is the Hunter"?

8. Who is Ernest Gann?

9. Describe the scene as Gann and his crew approach Greenland.

10. How do the rescue planes keep track of where O'Connor's downed plane is located?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Prologues are commonly used across literature. Please define what a prologue is. In "Fate Is the Hunter," how does Gann use the prologue? What information does Gann's prologue convey? Was it necessary in this book?

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

Weather is a common theme in the novel. Why is weather so important in this novel? How does weather seem to affect Gann and other pilots? Give three examples of weather having an effect or being an important factor in the novel.

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