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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. When Keetah does not come to see him, Mark decides
2. When he returns, Mark visits
3. Who surprises Mark with a visit?
4. The elders stay away when Gordon visits because
5. What does the English anthropologist call the Indian tribe?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Calamity Bill's request for the vicar.
2. Why does Keetah return to the village without Gordon?
3. What advice does Mark offer Gordon before they part?
4. Why doesn't Marta deny that Mark has heard the owl call his name?
5. Why does Mark claim he is offering Jim advice on how to treat Keetah?
6. What does the Bishop claim happens every time he arrives at the village?
7. What is the mood among the boys going to live at the white school?
8. Describe Mark and Jim's relationship.
9. Who contributes to the preparations for Mark's funeral?
10. How is Caleb like the Cedar-man, according to Mark?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The motif of decay appears throughout Craven's novel. How does this motif contribute to her message? Write an essay in which you explore the motif of decay and its relevance to Craven's message, using specific examples from the text to support your ideas.
Essay Topic 2
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.
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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