Out to Canaan Test | Final Test - Hard

Jan Karon
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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. What type of business did Andrew's wife own in her native country?

2. Who demands a recount of the mayoral election votes?

3. Why does Father Tim want Winnie to talk to the person in #157?

4. Who is Father Tim's old nemesis that he dreams of?

5. Who else makes an offer to buy Father Tim's rectory?

Short Essay Questions

1. What request does Thomas Kendall have for Father Tim regarding Winnie?

2. Why might Father Tim be forced to move from the rectory prior to his retirement?

3. What surprise does Andrew have when he returns from Europe?

4. What does Father Tim learn about the ownership of H. Tide and Miami Development Company?

5. Who has agreed to teach Dooley to drive?

6. What car does Father Tim see while he is out jogging and why does it unnerve him?

7. Why does Father Tim feel compelled to check out Edith's connection to Mack's campaign?

8. What does Bishop Cullen advise Father Tim to do regarding what Father Tim knows about Mack's campaign?

9. What advice does Father Tim have for Buck regarding his drinking and what is Buck's response?

10. What is part of the agreement of the sale of Winnie's shop?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of disappointment. Identify at least two characters who either embody or experience disappointment then cite an example to support your answers.

Essay Topic 2

Faith is an important theme in OUT TO CANAAN. Can you cite an example to support this theme? Name two other themes and cite examples to support your answer.

Essay Topic 3

Compassion seems to be almost an unnamed character in the book. How pervasive is the sense of compassion? Why does it have such a prevalent place in Father Tim's life? Explain how an inanimate object or characteristic can be a character.

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