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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
Directions: Answer the question with a short answer.
1. What do scholars speculate might have caused the whale to attack the Essex?
2. When does Pollard's boat disappear in Chapter 8?
3. What is the mood of the men on November 26?
4. When did ships from Nantucket first start rounding Cape Horn?
5. How long is it after avoiding the Society Islands in fear of cannibalism that the crew resorts to it for survival?
Short Essay Questions
Directions: Answer the questions with a short paragraph.
1. What are some of the facts that Philbrick discloses about the sinking...
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