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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Ben ask for money that is owed to him from a previous lending situation?
2. Abel and Ben were going to go out to the hills on horseback to watch _____________.
3. Abel told Ben and Milly a story about a ___________ he had on the reservation and how it used to love the water.
4. What did Francisco and Abel look out over when they were at the Arroyo?
5. What would Ben and Abel do during the day when they arrived at the answer to #122?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There are vast differences between the older and the newer generations of Native Americans in this story.
Part 1: Compare and contrast the older and newer generations of Native Americans in this story.
Part 2: Do you think the newer generation of Native Americans is hopeful? Why or why not?
Part 3: What does Momaday seem to be saying for the future of Native Americans?
Essay Topic 2
Angela seems to be restless in her life, trying to seduce Abel and make herself feel pretty again.
Part 1: Why do you think Angela is so restless about her life?
Part 2: Do you think Angela's marriage is a happy one? Why or why not?
Part 3: Why do you think Abel decided to sleep with Angela, even though he doesn't think she's pretty?
Essay Topic 3
The scene in which Abel kills the albino seems to be a striking and yet understandable scene.
Part 1: Why do you think Abel decided to kill the albino?
Part 2: How do you think Abel felt about killing the albino?
Part 3: What is the potential symbolism of this scene? What might it represent in terms of race relations, for example?
This section contains 308 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)