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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why do they believe the lousy old man has sighted kudu?
2. What does Hemingway solemnly look at each morning?
3. What does a principal Somali cattle buyer carry?
4. Why does Hemingway instruct Kamau to drive faster?
5. What is a panga?
Essay Topic 1
Hemingway has differing rapport with each of the natives he encounters. Who does he like and why? Who does he not like and why?
Essay Topic 2
The book is written in first person narrative. Why do you think Hemingway chose to write the story in the first person? How do you think the meaning of the story would of changed if it was written in the third person?
Essay Topic 3
How reliable is Hemingway's narration? Choose another character and discuss how the story would change if seen through that character's eyes?
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