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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. Mark compares Caleb's role among the Indians to that of
2. What favor does Keetah ask from Mark on behalf of the villagers?
3. Mark Brian dies when
4. When Keetah returns, it is because
5. What does Mrs. Hudson suggest they serve at Mark's funeral?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Peter sit up waiting for the vicar after his funeral?
2. In what state does Mark find the village when he returns?
3. What concern does Caleb share with Mark in the chapter?
4. Describe Calamity Bill's request for the vicar.
5. Why does Keetah return to the village without Gordon?
6. Describe Mark and Jim's relationship.
7. Why does Mark claim he is offering Jim advice on how to treat Keetah?
8. How is Caleb like the Cedar-man, according to Mark?
9. Though the river freezes, how do the villagers survive?
10. What does Mark learn among the elders during his stay at Marta's?
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
Much of Mark Brian's discoveries in the novel are revealed through his own thoughts and inner monologue. Write an essay in which you evaluate the author's use of inner monologue to reveal the character of Mark Brian.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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