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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. What does Mattie suggest doing tomorrow?
2. How does Mattie feel about the invitation?
3. What does Mattie compare the clerk to?
4. Why is Mattie Leaving?
5. Where is Mattie allowed to go when she leaves the house?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Grandfather as he leaves on the wagon.
2. What is the soldier's trick for finding water that Mattie uses?
3. What three things does a soldier need to fight?
4. Why does Mrs. Bowles suggest to Mattie that she come work at the orphan house?
5. What is Grandfather's response to the clerk when he suggests sending Mattie to the orphan hose?
6. What does Grandfather want Mattie to do with the money he gives her?
7. The business at the coffeehouse has improved due to the fever therefore the Cook family has some extra money. Each member of the family has a different idea of what should be done with the money. What are their ideas?
8. How many people have been predicted to die?
9. What has Grandfather been doing while Mattie has been recovering?
10. What do Mattie and her mother argue about at the end of Chapter 3?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
One of the themes FEVER, 1793 addresses is motivation. Discuss what the novel has to say about this theme. Cite several specific examples from the novel to support your ideas. Do you believe that the novel does a good job of expounding on this theme? Defend your answer.
Essay Topic 2
One of the themes FEVER, 1793 addresses is fear. Discuss what the novel has to say about this theme. Cite several specific examples from the novel to support your ideas. Do you believe that the novel does a good job of expounding on this theme? Defend your answer.
Essay Topic 3
In FEVER, 1793 the author presents viewpoints on the themes of fear and perseverance vs. hope.
1) Describe the viewpoints presented on each of these themes.
2) Describe the characters presenting each of these themes.
3) Discuss the role that each of this conflict plays in the novel. Then discuss which the author thinks is more powerful.
Support your ideas with specific examples from the novel.
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