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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. On the Opera stages of Europe, what kind of voice usually plays the odd man out?
2. When does Mrs. Dempster die?
3. When does Boy return for good from his war efforts in Europe?
4. Since the former Headmaster died, what has Dunstan been doing?
5. Liesl was raised in what religion?
Essay Topic 1
Foreshadowing is the use of prior events in storytelling to give an indication of future events in the story. Using examples from the book, explain how is foreshadowing used in this book.
Essay Topic 2
Both the Catholic priest in Deptford and Padre Blazon refer to Mary Dempster as a fool-saint, whereas Dunstan thinks of her as a true saint. Please explain what a fool-saint and a saint are, what the differences are between the two, and whether you agree or disagree with the characterization of Mary Dempster as a fool-saint. Support your answer using examples from the text.
Essay Topic 3
Using examples from the book, how has Dunstan's personality and character changed throughout the story? When he was a child, how did he deal with his problems? How does he deal with them as an adult? What was important to him as a child, and what is important to him now? Why did Dunstan's character change?
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