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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 describe the sanitation at the camp?
2. What does Helen do that the Indian women consider scandalous?
3. What does May believe Narcissa is planning as they near the fort?
4. Who is Pretty Walker?
5. How do the twins, whose husbands participated in the raid on the Shoshone, react to the bag of Shoshone infant's hands?
Essay Topic 1
Describe the use of symbolism in the names of some of the characters in the story.
Essay Topic 2
Why do you think the author used the insane asylum as a way to prepare May to be willing to participate in the program? Two other women, Sara and Martha, are also touched by the asylum. How does this help the story? Do you agree that this worked well, or did you disagree with the environment created by the use of the insane asylum?
Essay Topic 3
Which character had the most dramatic growth from the beginning of the text to the end? Please support your answers with examples from the text.
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