Final Test - Hard
|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. The teacher does not attend the funeral because
2. Why do Jim and Mark go out on the boat during a storm?
3. What does the English anthropologist call the Indian tribe?
4. When he returns, Mark visits
5. Who alerts the Bishop to Mark's physical condition?
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
Henry Miller said, "Every man has his own destiny: the only imperative is to follow it, to accept it, no matter where it leads him." Consider the roles of fate and destiny in Craven's novel. Then write an essay in which you defend, refute, or qualify Miller's statement, using Mark Brian's journey in the novel as support for your argument. Be sure to use examples from the text to support your ideas.
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.
This section contains 300 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)