Neither Wolf nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder Test | Final Test - Hard

Kent Nerburn
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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 adjective did Dan use to describe the hills where they were parked?

2. Who was Ziolkowski?

3. To what was the monument at Wounded Knee dedicated?

4. What was the worst thing the white man brought to the Indians according to Dan?

5. Grover had a tattoo of what on his right arm?

Short Essay Questions

1. What stood in the middle of the plot that was through the pillars?

2. Dan said the trouble wasn't alcohol for the Indians. What did he say the trouble was?

3. What did the Indian couple that was in the restaurant in the Homestead town do to disgrace Indians?

4. Describe Annie.

5. Describe the Homestead town they visited in Chapter 15.

6. Why was Thoreau mentioned in the conversation?

7. Describe Danelle and Delvin, Dan's other granddaughter and her husband.

8. Describe the inside of Annie's house.

9. According to Dan, why are white people in trouble?

10. What is Paha Sapa?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Choose two of these three topics:

1) Describe Sitting Bull's Monument. What was in front of it? Where was it located?

2) Write something about the Polish immigrant and his carving.

3) Describe the difference between leaders and rulers according to Dan.

Essay Topic 2

1) Why did Nerburn decide to write Neither Wolf Nor Dog? What did he hope the book would do?

2) Describe Dan and Wenonah.

3) Why did Dan choose Nerburn to write the book?

4) Answer two of the three questions.

Essay Topic 3

Choose two of these three topics:

1) How can a white person become like an Indian, according to Dan?

2) `Discuss the reasons Dan rebuked Nerburn for asking the Indian they picked up whether he was going to Sitting Bull's Memorial? How did it relate to how Southerners still view the Civil War?

3) Describe Sitting Bull and then tell about his murder. Why was he a great leader?

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