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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Alekhin do before he tries to find Mack?
2. What does Mack wear on his feet to confuse Alekhin and his men?
3. Who do Natalya and her father think they can ask for help?
4. What does Mack see looking for him from his hiding spot in the valley?
5. Why does Yakov think Baronas will not be much use to his daughter?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author writes The Last of the Breed in the third person. Why do you think the author chose to write the story in the third person? How do you think the meaning of the story would change if the author wrote it in the first person?
Essay Topic 2
What problems does Mack have to face in the taiga? How does he overcome these problems?
Essay Topic 3
Examine the book's chronological setting.
1. What were the main concerns during the 1950s? How does the author express these concerns?
2. How would the author change the book if it was set in today's society?
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