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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 had Miss Frye's natural sons developed a taste for in "The Binnacle Boy"?
2. What refers to a waist-high case or stand on the deck of a ship, generally mounted in front of the helmsman, in which navigational instruments are placed for easy and quick reference?
3. What brig is approaching the coast in the beginning of "The Binnacle Boy"?
4. How many sailors were removed from the ship in Chapter 2 of "The Binnacle Boy"?
5. After several months, the statue in "The Binnacle Boy" becomes a place for what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Ethan represent to Miss Frye symbolically in "The Binnacle Boy"?
2. What is anticipated in the beginning of Chapter 1 in "The Binnacle Boy"?
3. What news does Tekoa relate to Miss Frye upon her arrival in Chapter 1 of "The Binnacle Boy"?
4. Describe Miss Frye in "The Binnacle Boy." What is her demeanor?
5. What is the principle objective of the three visitors in "The Binnacle Boy"?
6. How is the statue described in "The Binnacle Boy"? Where is it placed in Chapter 2?
7. How does Tekoa feel about her role as "translator" in "The Binnacle Boy"?
8. How does Miss Frye feel about the death of Sarah in "The Binnacle Boy"? What is ironic in the end of the story?
9. What ceremony is described in the opening of Chapter 2 of "The Binnacle Boy"?
10. What inner conflicts does Tekoa struggle with in "The Binnacle Boy"? What does Sarah?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze the plot structure of "The Binnacle Boy", and discusses the events and actions which take place in the rising action of the story. Where does the rising action begin?
Essay Topic 2
Describe and discuss examples of metaphor and simile in Chapter 1 of "Saint Crispin's Follower." How does the author describe the weather vane in the story?
Essay Topic 3
Define and analyze "theme" in "The Binnacle Boy." How is the theme of sexism apparent in Miss Frye's character?
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