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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 Cassy say she senses at Fisher's Landing?
2. What does Lincoln say is higher than law?
3. What does Flashman say he will give to Spring in exchange for passage back to England?
4. Why does John say he does not mind the way Flashman looks at his wife?
5. What was Cassie's punishment when she ran away from New Orleans?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Flashman decide to lie in court?
2. How do Flashman and Cassy escape Buck Robinson and his men?
3. What does Anderson state that the plaintiff must show?
4. What does Lincoln tell Buck in Chapter 12?
5. What opinion does Lincoln give about slavery in Chapter 13?
6. How does Flashman manage to escape the U.S. Navy?
7. Why does Cassy associate freedom with Britain?
8. Why does Peter Omohundro present a problem in Chapter 9?
9. How does Flashman deal with Omohundro?
10. What is John's relationship with his wife, Annie?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine the book's reception in three different countries including the country the book was written. How do their opinions about the books differ? Was the book more influential in one country than another? If so, why?
Essay Topic 2
Examine Flashman's character across the whole series.
1. How does the author develop Flashman's character across the whole series?
2. What new elements does FLASH FOR FREEDOM! add to Flash's character?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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