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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
1. What does the author contemplate as she stares at the stars?
2. What specific holiday does the author awake and claim with conviction?
3. What is among the grove of trees as the tribe walks?
4. What does the authors dream mean, according to Spirit Woman?
5. What kind of games does the author teach the tribes people?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the author get released back into society?
2. What do the animals represent, according to The Real People?
3. How do The Real People celebrate birthdays?
4. What is the purpose of the spider-webbed hides and Spirit Woman?
5. What does the cave hold inside of it?
6. How does the tribe define the term "talent"?
7. What do the tribes know about Jesus?
8. What gifts do Time Keeper and Memory Keeper hold?
9. Describe the walk that the author is told to take the lead?
10. What does Story Teller reveal to the author?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author is buried alive in one part of the book in order to remove the long-held toxins that are held in her body - and to protect the tribe from the preying dingos who smell her. How are these toxins built up in the author? Are her thoughts what is truly to account for her physicality, or is it simply from traveling through the Outback? Use the book and provide examples of the kind of toxic thoughts the author must release and compare them to Western society as a whole.
Essay Topic 2
Define the literary genre: Memoir. Discuss the 3 major ways in which Memoir differs from fiction and non-fiction. Next, discuss the strengths and weaknesses of Memoir. Is this current trend something that is attracting bloggers, diary writers, and other such writers to the field? When is a Memoir considered a literary work of art?
Essay Topic 3
In a discussion about gravy and icing, the author realizes that the Western culture emphasizes the unnecessary over the basic. In what ways is this true? In what ways is it a misconception? Does Western society truly compromise the basics; food, sex, water, reproduction, for fame, fortune and superficiality? Provide examples of Western Culture in your response including figureheads and influential people.
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