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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. Who orchestrates the boys' housing and schooling arrangements?
2. Mark observes that everything in nature
3. The visitors cause Mark Brian to feel what about the world of the white man he has left behind?
4. Ironically, Sam's drinking causes
5. The woman Keetah had lived with at school
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Calamity Bill's request for the vicar.
2. Why does Mark conclude that the villagers still do not know or trust him?
3. Why doesn't Marta deny that Mark has heard the owl call his name?
4. What does the Bishop claim happens every time he arrives at the village?
5. How does Mark Brian help the villagers solve their problem with the burial grounds?
6. In what state does Mark find the village when he returns?
7. What does Mark learn among the elders during his stay at Marta's?
8. What concern does Caleb share with Mark in the chapter?
9. Why does Peter sit up waiting for the vicar after his funeral?
10. Describe Mark and Jim's relationship.
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
Consider the motifs of cooperation and obedience in the novel. How do cooperation and obedience affect the characters of the novel? Write an essay in which you discuss the roles of cooperation and obedience in Mark Brian's life, or in the lives of the villagers.
Essay Topic 3
Consider the motifs of age and wisdom, and youth and inexperience in the novel. Write an essay in which you identify Craven's theme regarding either age and wisdom or youth and inexperience, using at least three textual examples for support.
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