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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How much money does Victor's father give to a broke Indian?
2. What does the psychic child advise Victor to do?
3. Why does the 7-11 clerk think Victor is a criminal?
4. What does Victor's teacher want him to do in the second grade?
5. What does Victor consider censorship in the third grade?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the concept of family and Alexie's presentation of the family on the reservation. What does it consist of? Use examples from the book.
Essay Topic 2
Alexie uses literal and figurative references to weather throughout The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. What effect does this have in creating a connection of natural forces and humans? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
What is Victor's relationship with religion and tradition? Why does he have a sudden need for tradition when his father dies? How is the past both a destructive and a redemptive force in the novel? Use examples from the book to support your answers.
This section contains 376 words
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