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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. The Elder Gull tells Jonathan that the key is knowing that one has already _________ when it comes to the way he moves from place to place.
2. How far are the gulls on Earth from Heaven?
3. What does Jonathan feel he was born to do?
4. Sullivan declares Jonathan has less fear of _____ than any gull in 10,000 years.
5. If you learn nothing, Jonathan finds out, the next world is ________.
Essay Topic 1
The Flock Elders seem to be quite set in their ways, establishing an authoritarian body that doesn't take into consideration the individual needs and desires of the Gulls.
Part 1: In what ways do the Flock Elders control the other Gulls?
Part 2: How does the power of the Flock Elders affect the Gulls in the Flock?
Part 3: Does it seem as though the Flock Elders need to change their ideas? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
In the end, Fletcher is the teacher of the Gulls, but they seem to be interested in other things besides what he wants to teach. And thus the story continues as it began.
Part 1: What does Fletcher have to master first before he can absorb the lofty philosophy of Jonathan?
Part 2: What do the students want from Fletcher now that he is the teacher?
Part 3: Do you think Fletcher is ready to be a teacher? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
The role of the instructor in this story is one that begins with Sullivan. As one of Johnathan's first teachers, it is clear that in order to gain the knowledge he needs, Johnathan will need guidance.
Part 1: What kind of teacher is Sullivan to Jonathan?
Part 2: What facts does Sullivan reveal about being a Gull and being in heaven?
Part 3: Would you say the relationship between Sullivan and Jonathan is positive or negative? Support your answer.
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