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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. Where does the white man leading pack horses plan to shelter for the night?
2. What is the "Medicine Line?"
3. What does the white man with the pack horses see at the war lodge?
4. When Rides-at-the-door returns from the council meeting, does the camp agree with the demands of the Napikwans?
5. What is on the travois that the Lone Eater day rider finds?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the devastation in the Lone Eaters camp after thirteen days of the small pox disease.
2. Describe what Fools Crow sees or does not see in the water of the place he is lead to in his dream.
3. What does Fast Horse find in the war lodge while Owl Child stays with the horses, and how does he know who it is?
4. How are Running Fisher and Kills-close-to-the-lake related and what is their current relationship?
5. Even though the Lone Eaters trust this white healer, why don't they agree to follow his advice?
6. What do Owl Child and Fast Horse do at the ranch of the Napikwan?
7. Why is Fools Crow's mother angry with him as she fixes food for her guests?
8. What happens when Fools Crow catches up to Fast Horse and tries to talk to him about his association with Owl Child and his killing of the rancher?
9. Describe who the man is that Fast Horse wants to kill.
10. Describe the thoughts and feelings of Yellow Kidney before, during and after he decides to leave the Lone Eater camp.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explore the theme of Dreams in Fools Crow. Did their belief and faith in dreams enrich their lives or limit and endanger their lives? Were they helpful in dealing with the Napikwan? Were they helpful in dealing with the white scab disease? What would the story have been like if there had been no dreams?
Essay Topic 2
Foreshadowing was used extensively in the writing style used in the story of Fools Crow. Discuss the events, thoughts and feelings that happened to individual characters in their lives or in their dreams that were a foreshadowing of the difficulties that the Pikunis and the Napikwans would face, or of the impending devastation wrought by the plague of smallpox and its relationship to the theme of Loss and Change.
Essay Topic 3
Write a five-paragraph essay on what you think the Lone Eaters should have done about the Napikwan demands and the threat of smallpox.
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