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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. Who is Woman Who Moves Against the Wind?
2. How do the twins, whose husbands participated in the raid on the Shoshone, react to the bag of Shoshone infant's hands?
3. How has the relationship of the white women who joined the Brides for Indians program evolved during the time they have spent with the Cheyenne?
4. What happens very soon after the Cheyenne arrive at the winter camp?
5. How does May feel about moving to the Agency?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to Reverend Hare that changes his standing in the tribe?
2. What happens to the women on one of these morning outings?
3. What happens to Chief Little Wolf and some members of the tribe that makes him reconsider who their enemy really is?
4. What do the Indians do on the return trip from the fort that May believes will cause trouble?
5. What does May try to do each morning, and who often joins her?
6. How does May describe Anthony?
7. What does Anthony decide to do as the tribe prepares to move to the Agency?
8. How does the ordeal with the Crow Indians end for the women?
9. During the cold weather, the men spend time in their sweat lodge which is off limits to women. What do the women decide to do for themselves?
10. How does Chief Little Wolf feel about taking the tribe to the Agency?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Please describe how the Kelly sisters, Margaret and Susan, are portrayed throughout the text. Do they change at all? If so, how? If not, why not? What are their main motivations for their actions with the tribe?
Essay Topic 2
How does the character of Phemie affect the story? Consider that while she is obviously angry about the mistreatment in her past, she is an affectionate woman who is very close to May. What is her importance to the story? Do you agree with the author's use of her character? Why or why not?
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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