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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. Keetah is
2. In the painting of Christ,
3. Mark Brian believes that if a man were to vanish from this area
4. What does Mark Brian do when the Bishop offers to send a new vicarage?
5. Jim describes his people through several
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Sam, the unlucky one.
2. Why does Mark agree to help Gordon get an education?
3. How does Mrs. Hudson feel about the arrival of the new vicar?
4. Describe the character of Constable Pearson.
5. What does Mark Brian learn about rules or obedience throughout the chapter?
6. How do most of the Indians behave toward Mark Brian?
7. While Mark feels he has learned little about the Indians, what does the Bishop tell him?
8. Describe the state of the vicarage.
9. What do the villagers believe about the salmon?
10. What does the behavior of the young people symbolize for people like Peter?
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
Consider the role of myths and legends in the novel. Write an essay in which you explain how the myths and legends affect events and/or characters in the novel, and use at least three examples from the text to support your argument.
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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