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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does May feel about moving to the Agency?
2. What does the agent of the Red Cloud agency think May is?
3. Why is Quiet One kind to May after the kidnapping ordeal?
4. What does the visitor bring to Anthony?
5. Where does May have her baby?
Essay Topic 1
There are times, throughout the book, that May discusses the idea of being civilized from the perspective of the Cheyenne and the white man. Who is to say, who is the more civilized? Give some examples of May's observation of the the "civilizations" of Indians and white people.
Essay Topic 2
Describe the book's ending and whether or not it is a satisfactory ending for readers. Is it historically accurate? What part does the seer's prophecy play in making the ending more powerful? Does the ending satisfy the bulk of readers' questions?
Essay Topic 3
What lessons can we learn from this book about prejudice, cultural differences, and living together peacefully? How do you suppose a Native American might react to this book? Can it help to bring the two cultures closer together even now?
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