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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. At what activity does Crixus tell Randolph Flashman has proven himself?
2. What did Flashman inherit from his grandfather, Paget?
3. In what language does Spring speak to Flashman?
4. What is John Charity Spring's position aboard the ship?
5. Who treats Comber in this section?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Susie Willnick help out Flashman?
2. How do John and his men decide to deal with Flashman?
3. What does Cassy tell Flashman about her life thus far?
4. How does Flashman settle into life once he arrives in Louisiana?
5. What is John's relationship with his wife, Annie?
6. What happens when Spring and his crew try to leave Apokoto?
7. What is Flashman's opinion of life aboard the Balliol College?
8. How does Flashman's seasickness affect him aboard the Balliol College?
9. How does Flashman describe King Gezo?
10. What are the charges against Spring?
Essay Topic 1
The author wrote FLASH FOR FREEDOM! in the first person. Why do you think the author chose to write the story in the first person? How do you think the meaning of the story would change if the author wrote it in the third person?
Essay Topic 2
Why does Fraser end the book as he does? In what other ways could he have ended the book? What meaning would that new ending have given the book?
Essay Topic 3
Choose one of the following historical figures in Fraser's book and discuss how Fraser represents him/her in FLASH FOR FREEDOM! and why he represents that person in that manner? Are there people who would argue against Fraser's representation of that person's life?
1. Abraham Lincoln.
2. Benjamin Disraeli.
3. King Gezo.
4. Fanny Locke.
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