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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 teacher does not attend the funeral because
2. Mark observes that everything in nature
3. Caleb warns Mark that
4. On the river, Mark stops to help
5. Who waits up for Mark at the end of the novel?
Short Essay Questions
1. What advice does Mark offer Gordon before they part?
2. Why does Keetah return to the village without Gordon?
3. What is the mood among the boys going to live at the white school?
4. In what state does Mark find the village when he returns?
5. Why does Keetah ask Mark to remain in the village?
6. What does Mark learn among the elders during his stay at Marta's?
7. Why is T. P. Wallace throwing a dance-potlatch for Jim?
8. Who is the Englishwoman who comes to visit the village?
9. What does the long boat trip back to the village from Knight's inlet offer Mark the opportunity to do?
10. Describe the visitors to the village in Chapter 13.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Isolation and remoteness affect the events and characters in Craven's novel. Write an essay in which you examine the roles of isolation and remoteness in relation to the development of Mark Brian's character, or in relation to the theme of the novel.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
Consider Mark Brian's many experiences on the river in the novel. What might the river represent for the vicar and the villagers? Write an essay in which you explore the connotations of the river and its contribution to Craven's message in the novel.
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