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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. Caleb felt himself an intruder when visiting
2. The elders now believe
3. What is causing new conflict among the villagers?
4. The visitors cause Mark Brian to feel what about the world of the white man he has left behind?
5. When Keetah returns to the village, she finds
Short Essay Questions
1. What concern does Caleb share with Mark in the chapter?
2. Why does Mark claim he is offering Jim advice on how to treat Keetah?
3. Why does Mark conclude that the villagers still do not know or trust him?
4. In what state does Mark find the village when he returns?
5. Why is T. P. Wallace throwing a dance-potlatch for Jim?
6. Who contributes to the preparations for Mark's funeral?
7. Why does Keetah return to the village without Gordon?
8. Why doesn't Marta deny that Mark has heard the owl call his name?
9. What does the long boat trip back to the village from Knight's inlet offer Mark the opportunity to do?
10. Why are the elders afraid of the hamatsa?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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 3
Consider the motifs of questions, answers, and prayers in the novel. If "...no prayer's unanswered and no prayer unheard," write an essay in which you determine the significance of questions, answers, or prayers for the characters in the novel. Be sure to examine the role of these motifs in creating the author's message.
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