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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. The rain and mud slide at the start of Chapter 13 signal an example of
2. What will Mark Brian tell the first Indian man who asks to borrow money when he has spent all his earnings on liquor?
3. What does the English anthropologist call the Indian tribe?
4. Who orchestrates the boys' housing and schooling arrangements?
5. Mark realizes he has come to rely on
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Peter sit up waiting for the vicar after his funeral?
2. What does the Bishop claim happens every time he arrives at the village?
3. Describe the visitors to the village in Chapter 13.
4. What concern does Caleb share with Mark in the chapter?
5. Why are the elders afraid of the hamatsa?
6. What advice does Mark offer Gordon before they part?
7. What does the long boat trip back to the village from Knight's inlet offer Mark the opportunity to do?
8. Describe Mark and Jim's relationship.
9. Why is T. P. Wallace throwing a dance-potlatch for Jim?
10. Why does Keetah return to the village without Gordon?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Consider the role of women in Craven's novel. How do women influence the events of the text? How do they influence Mark Brian? Write an essay in which you determine Craven's attitude toward the women in her novel, using specific characters and events to support your ideas.
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
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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