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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When the war comes, what does Gann begin hauling as he continues flying for Nelson's airline?
2. How many days of searching have passed before O'Connor is located?
3. How is Dudley described in the novel?
4. What happens to the new engines on Gann's DC-4A as they are flying from San Francisco?
5. What does Gann finally find out was the cause of the vibrations on his flight in chapter 18?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
This story has a large cast of minor or supporting characters. Choose three minor characters that you enjoyed the most. Provide a brief summary of each character, and note what his role was in relation to the main character. Why was this minor character important to the story or life of the main character?
Essay Topic 2
Please define what theme is in a work of literature. Identify what is a main theme in "Fate Is the Hunter." Provide at least three arguments or examples of how this is a theme for the novel. Does this theme seem to be something that resonates with you as the reader?
Essay Topic 3
Throughout the novel, Ernest Gann mentions being "stalked by fate." What does Gann mean by being "stalked by fate"? Give three different examples from the novel of situations where Gann notes that he has been "stalked by fate."
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