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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 animal's image is carved above the Bible?
2. Who or what follows Jim and Mark back to the camp?
3. Who has returned to the village after their self-imposed exile?
4. What does the doctor hope the Bishop will do for the young man?
5. What does Mark Brian do that captures Jim's attention?
Short Essay Questions
1. What limitations does the ordinand's illness place on him?
2. Describe the character of Constable Pearson.
3. What causes Gordon's family to sell the tribal mask that has been in their family for so long?
4. What information does Mark learn from the RCMP about Keetah's sister?
5. What do the villagers believe about the salmon?
6. What happened to the RCMP when he tried to take pictures of the tribe members fishing?
7. What seems to be the consensus of opinions about Mark Brian among the elders?
8. What recurring idea or image appears as the author describes the state of the village and the graveyard?
9. What is significant about the names of the characters revealed in the Introduction?
10. Describe Sam, the unlucky one.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Isolation and remoteness affect the events and characters in Craven's novel. Write an essay in which you examine the roles of isolation and remoteness in relation to the development of Mark Brian's character, or in relation to the theme of the novel.
Essay Topic 2
Much of Mark Brian's discoveries in the novel are revealed through his own thoughts and inner monologue. Write an essay in which you evaluate the author's use of inner monologue to reveal the character of Mark Brian.
Essay Topic 3
Many characters in the novel, including Mark Brian, believe in service and community. Choose three characters that embody these ideas in Craven's novel, and write an essay in which you describe the characters' actions and traits, connecting each to the motifs of service and community.
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