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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. Why aren't the local deer afraid of guns?
3. What causes Mark and all the young people to rush on to the path?
4. What happens to the salmon, or swimmer, at the end of his journey?
5. Mark discovers he has no talent for
Short Essay Questions
1. What makes hunting difficult for Mark Brian?
2. According to the myth, how was the old village formed?
3. Why does Mark agree to help Gordon get an education?
4. Who speaks at the funeral after Mark Brian is done?
5. According to the Bishop, how does an Indian feel about his village?
6. What does Mark Brian learn about rules or obedience throughout the chapter?
7. Describe Caleb's attitude toward the Indian people of the village.
8. Why is Marta Stephens knitting a hat for the vicar?
9. What limitations does the ordinand's illness place on him?
10. Who comes to the vicar's first Sunday service?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
T. S. Eliot said, "Those who trust us educate us." Considering Mark Brian's experiences with the community of Kingcome, defend, refute, or qualify Eliot's quote in an essay, using specific examples from the text to support your ideas.
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
William Somerset Maugham said, "Tradition is a guide and not a jailer." For which characters in the book does tradition serve as a guide? For whom is it a jailer? Write an essay in which you consider Maugham's quote in relation to any character or characters in Craven's novel. Use specific examples from the text to connect Maugham's quote to Craven's message.
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