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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. Mark realizes he has come to rely on
3. What does Mark suggest the villagers do about the burial grounds?
4. The elders stay away when Gordon visits because
5. Why does Mark refuse to urge Gordon to stay, as the elders have asked him?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Mark conclude that the villagers still do not know or trust him?
2. Why does Keetah return to the village without Gordon?
3. Though the river freezes, how do the villagers survive?
4. What evidence of community is apparent in the chapter?
5. Describe the visitors to the village in Chapter 13.
6. How is Caleb like the Cedar-man, according to Mark?
7. Why is T. P. Wallace throwing a dance-potlatch for Jim?
8. What does Mark learn among the elders during his stay at Marta's?
9. Why does Mark claim he is offering Jim advice on how to treat Keetah?
10. Describe Calamity Bill's request for the vicar.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 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
Consider Mark Brian's struggles with both the living and the inanimate in the novel. Write an essay in which you chronicle his relationship with the living and the inanimate, using specific examples from the text to support your ideas.
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