Final Test - Hard
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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
The idea that the humans look down on the Gulls is implied in the beginning of the story. This conflict between the humans and the Gulls is not fully explored, but one could see how it might be problematic.
Part 1: How does the author Bach describe the relationship between the Gulls and the humans?
Part 2: Do the Gulls ever interact with the humans?
Part 3: Do you think that more interaction might help the relationship between the Gulls and the humans? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
The sacrificial death and resurrection of Fletcher is something that works to secure the reputation of the small group of students, even though it was meant to harm their appearance to the rest of the Flock.
Part 1: How did the sacrificial death and resurrection of Fletcher take place? Please describe how this occurred.
Part 2: To what else can this death and resurrection be compared? What other story seems to have been used as the inspiration for this situation?
Part 3: Do you think these events had to happen to Fletcher in order to make the group of students reputable? Why or why not?
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