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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. Craven often describes the Indians' eyes and faces as
2. Jim is concerned about Keetah because
3. The young ordinand has less than two years to
4. Jim Wallace wants the vicar to know that he is
5. The Bishop reveals that Kingcome is
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Mrs. Hudson feel about the arrival of the new vicar?
2. What do the villagers believe about the salmon?
3. According to the myth, how was the old village formed?
4. How do most of the Indians behave toward Mark Brian?
5. Describe the state of the vicarage.
6. Why is Jim interested in the prayer Mark Brian recites?
7. What does the behavior of the young people symbolize for people like Peter?
8. What did mothers of deceased children tell them as part of the old tradition?
9. What is the significance of Gordon's mask to the tribe?
10. What happened to the RCMP when he tried to take pictures of the tribe members fishing?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Changing seasons are mentioned frequently in Craven's novel. Consider how the seasons reflect Craven's message in any one of the four parts of her novel, or in her novel as a whole, and write an essay in which you explore the changing and their contribution to theme.
Essay Topic 2
The characters of Jim and Gordon have some opposing characteristics in the novel. Write an essay in which you explore either character as a symbol in the novel, using examples from the text to support your argument.
Essay Topic 3
If "Trouble brings experience, and experience brings wisdom, " are any of the characters in Craven's novel considered wise? Write an essay in which you explore the wisdom, or lack thereof, of any character in Craven's novel, using examples from the text to support your ideas.
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