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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 unexpectedly visits the village?
2. When Mark releases Calamity Bill's ashes,
3. What does Mark suggest the villagers do about the burial grounds?
4. When he returns, Mark visits
5. During his stay, Mark gets to know
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Peter sit up waiting for the vicar after his funeral?
2. What is the mood among the boys going to live at the white school?
3. What does the long boat trip back to the village from Knight's inlet offer Mark the opportunity to do?
4. What advice does Mark offer Gordon before they part?
5. Why is T. P. Wallace throwing a dance-potlatch for Jim?
6. Describe Mark and Jim's relationship.
7. How is Caleb like the Cedar-man, according to Mark?
8. Describe Calamity Bill's request for the vicar.
9. Why does Mark claim he is offering Jim advice on how to treat Keetah?
10. In what state does Mark find the village when he returns?
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
Many characters in the novel, including Mark Brian, believe in service and community. Choose three characters that embody these ideas in Craven's novel, and write an essay in which you describe the characters' actions and traits, connecting each to the motifs of service and community.
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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