Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Luke Will notice about Tee Jack at the end of chapter 13?
2. Why does Candy slap Lou in the car?
3. During the shoot-out, what does Lou tell Mapes when he crawls over to him?
4. What phrase does Charlie keep saying over and over again?
5. What does Leroy do for most of the time that the shoot-out is going on?
Discuss the odd friendship of Mapes and Mathu. How do they know each other? Why does Mapes always treat Mathu differently than he does other black men? After the events in the story, how do Mapes and Mathu interact? Are they still friends? Do they still hunt and fish together? Are their discussions different? The same?
Using the characters of Fix, Candy and Gil, put into perspective the concept of the past, present and future. Allow Fix to represent the past. Discuss his treatment of black people, as described in the story. Candy is the present. She is white, but is practically raised by Mathu, a black man, and Miss Merle, a white woman. How does this shape her story? What is her unique perspective of her world? Gil represents the future. His life looks very different from his father's. Why? What changes and shapes Gil's ideas about race? How do all of these characters change after the events in this story? What does the future look like to each character? How much do they each change?
What groups show up at the trial? Which side do they support? Why are they there? What does this tell us about the future?
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