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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 alerts the Bishop to Mark's physical condition?
2. Who tells Mark the myth of the hamatsa?
3. Who unexpectedly visits the village?
4. What did the villagers do to celebrate this "friend?"
5. Who is found ill, alone in his shack?
Short Essay Questions
1. In what state does Mark find the village when he returns?
2. What is the mood among the boys going to live at the white school?
3. What concern does Caleb share with Mark in the chapter?
4. Why does Keetah ask Mark to remain in the village?
5. What does the long boat trip back to the village from Knight's inlet offer Mark the opportunity to do?
6. How is Caleb like the Cedar-man, according to Mark?
7. Describe Mark and Jim's relationship.
8. Why doesn't Marta deny that Mark has heard the owl call his name?
9. How does Mark Brian help the villagers solve their problem with the burial grounds?
10. Why does Keetah return to the village without Gordon?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Consider what the vicar learns about nature during his stay with the villagers. How does nature teach Mark Brian about life and death? Write an essay in which you use examples of nature mentioned in the novel to explore Mark Brian's development throughout the novel.
Essay Topic 3
Consider the role of myths and legends in the novel. Write an essay in which you explain how the myths and legends affect events and/or characters in the novel, and use at least three examples from the text to support your argument.
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