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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 makes an offer on Father Tim's house?
2. Who is Thomas Kendall?
3. What does Father Tim wonder if he should make public about Mack?
4. Who does Father Tim find drunk in the little yellow house?
5. What does Father Tim urge Winnie to do regarding her business?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who does Father Tim suspect of being behind Mack Stroupe's mayoral campaign?
2. What advice does Father Tim have for Buck regarding his drinking and what is Buck's response?
3. What is Father Tim's state of mind as the novel ends on Christmas Eve?
4. What is part of the agreement of the sale of Winnie's shop?
5. What does Father Tim advise Winnie to do regarding the sale of her business?
6. What good news does Father Tim receive regarding Joe, Winnie's brother?
7. What does Bishop Cullen advise Father Tim to do regarding what Father Tim knows about Mack's campaign?
8. Why is Father Tim conflicted over Edith backing Mack's mayoral campaign?
9. Who is Thomas Kendall and how did Winnie meet him?
10. How did Andrew meet his new bride?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Project into the future ten years after the end of the novel and write a brief synopsis for Father Tim's life. Will Harley and Lace still be present in his life? What is Dooley's life like? What role does Buck play in Father Tim's life? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
What is the overall setting for the novel? Be sure to include geography, time period and any pertinent popular culture events. Why did Karon choose to use these places in the novel?
Essay Topic 3
What is the significance of the book's title? What are some other possible titles for the book? List at least five and cite your reasons for each.
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