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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 advises Jim to
2. What favor does Keetah ask from Mark on behalf of the villagers?
3. What news does the Bishop give Mark at the end of the chapter?
4. Who is found ill, alone in his shack?
5. According to the myth, the hamatsa is
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Calamity Bill's request for the vicar.
2. What does the long boat trip back to the village from Knight's inlet offer Mark the opportunity to do?
3. Describe the visitors to the village in Chapter 13.
4. In what state does Mark find the village when he returns?
5. Why does Keetah ask Mark to remain in the village?
6. What does the Bishop claim happens every time he arrives at the village?
7. How does Mark Brian help the villagers solve their problem with the burial grounds?
8. Though the river freezes, how do the villagers survive?
9. Why does Keetah return to the village without Gordon?
10. What concern does Caleb share with Mark in the chapter?
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
T. S. Eliot said, "Those who trust us educate us." Considering Mark Brian's experiences with the community of Kingcome, defend, refute, or qualify Eliot's quote in an essay, using specific examples from the text to support your ideas.
Essay Topic 3
What significance do the eagle and owl have to Craven's story? How might each serve as a symbol? Write an essay in which you explore the symbolic meaning of one or both birds, citing specific examples from the text.
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