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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. Towards the end of the novel, Gann notes that he is transferred back to Natal and has managed to log how much flying time?
2. After a leave of absence, Gann flies route AM-21. What does he think of this route?
3. In Chapter 10, to what city in Iceland are Gann and his crew expected to fly their next cargo load?
4. What happens to the new engines on Gann's DC-4A as they are flying from San Francisco?
5. Which two names below does Gann never mention as being part of his crew while he pilots the C-54?
Short Essay Questions
1. The British Air Force tells Gann his flight was in danger as they approached Iceland. Why were they in danger?
2. What happens on Gann's flight from San Francisco to Honolulu, causing the plane to have to stop the flight and return to San Francisco?
3. What does Gann recall about his actions when he sees a plane crash on the runway in Assam?
4. What stories does Gann tell Keim about his recent long-distance flight transporting Chinese cash?
5. What does the stewardess complain of on Gann's flight to Burbank?
6. How does Gann describe his flights from California to Honolulu with the new airline he flies for?
7. Who is Sloniger, and what is so special about him?
8. After WWII, what war does Gann fly in, and how does he feel about his role as a pilot in this situation again?
9. How did his crash affect O'Connor in the long run?
10. 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?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Gann is considered a dynamic character. What is a dynamic character? How does Gann meet the qualifications of a dynamic character? Use at least three examples from the story that illustrate the idea that Gann is a dynamic character.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
We have studied the literary terms of protagonist and antagonist. Please define what a protagonist and antagonist are. Provide an example of each, and discuss the relationship between the two that causes one to be the protagonist of the story and the other to be an antagonist in the story.
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