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

Allan Gurganus
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Final Test - Hard

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This quiz 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

What is the point of view of the novel? Why did Gurganus choose to write the story from this perspective? What are the benefits and the limitations to this particular point of view?

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?

Gurganus is a master at dramatic devices. Choose an example of symbolism, metaphors, and irony. Briefly describe them and identify the technique which they embody.

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