A Gathering of Old Men Test | Final Test - Hard

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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 did Dirty Red keep asking Charlie?

2. How many days did the trail go on?

3. Who is the first person to get shot in the shoot-out?

4. What is the "nigger room" in Tee Jack's store?

5. What happens when Charlie and Mapes go out the front door?

Short Essay Questions

1. How many funerals were there?

2. Who did Mapes put in charge after he was wounded?

3. Who came in from the kitchen and what was he doing there?

4. How many days did the trial last?

5. How was Gil welcomed by the people gathered at his father's house?

6. When the shoot-out began, how did the old black men get organized and decide what to do?

7. What does Charlie do when the shoot-out begins?

8. What was the "nigger room" a symbol of?

9. What did Mapes mean when he told Luke Will that Charlie was now in charge?

10. How were the old men getting a bathroom break?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Which characters do you think changed the most and the least in this story. Why? What made them change or not change?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss past, present and future. What characters in this story represent the past? The present? The future?

Essay Topic 3

How was Gil's life different from his family? How was he torn between the two worlds?

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