Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Allan Gurganus
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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. How old is the child when he dies?

2. Which Union general do people talk about on Will's journey home?

3. Who did Bianca marry?

4. What was the big event of the year for Cassie's tribe in Africa?

5. What city did the woman in the train station come from?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

OLDEST LIVING CONFEDERATE WIDOW TELLS ALL is a classic historical fiction story. What does that classification entail? Why does this story fit into this category?

Essay Topic 2

The theme of the passage of time will be an important one in the novel. How does the author begin to build this theme? Give examples of the passage of time throughout the book.

Essay Topic 3

Describe the overall setting for the novel. Why does Gurganus use the setting he does? What is the time period of the story? How important is the time period to the attitudes and issues of the characters?

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