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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. Which character is described as "hoyden demon"?
2. Why do Billy and Georgie leave their camp in a hurry?
3. What had Sheriff McCabe found on the side of Miller Road?
4. What is Mr. Garrow referring to when he says, "a mouse on your eye"?
5. Where does Georgie wake up in Chapter 19?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Georgie begin to feel bad about calling the store owner Pin Eyes?
2. What information does the stationmaster of Dog Hollow give Georgie?
3. How does Georgie chase Mr. Garrow and Roy away from the campsite?
4. How does Georgie plan to make Long Ears obey her?
5. How does Georgie alter Agatha's story about the old Seneca man?
6. What is the significance of the story of the bear that Billy reads in "The Prairie Traveler"?
7. How does Georgie theorize that Mr. Garrow and the pigeoners are connected?
8. What is the significance of Georgie deciding to use Billy's repeater rifle to hunt?
9. What revelation does Georgie have when she discovers Billy has sent a telegram back to Placid?
10. What dilemma does Georgie face when shooting at Mr. Garrow and Roy?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the significance of the kiss between Agatha and Billy? Why does Georgie tell Mr. Olmstead about the kiss? What importance does Mr. Olmstead place on the kiss? How does this one event become the catalyst for the rest of the story?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the importance of the sisterly bond between Agatha and Georgie. What roles do they play in each other’s lives? What about this bond motivates Georgie to search for her missing sister?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the development of Gerogie and Billy’s relationship. How does Georgie initially view Billy? How does Billy initially view Georgie? How does their relationship change through the course of the novel?
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