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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How did the soldier approach Peyton's house?
2. Who does the soldier say is repairing the railroads?
3. Why is the Federal army repairing the railroads?
4. For what does the soldier ask?
5. What does the soldier pause to do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Create a brief character study of Peyton Farquhar. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him--if anything--at this point in his life?
Essay Topic 2
In Part 3, Peyton's dream adventure allows him to escape through a highly creative twist. Write an essay that follow along the lines of Peyton's dream, adding your own twists of plot, character and imagery.
Essay Topic 3
In the surprise twist ending of Part 2, the soldier in gray is identified to the reader as a Federal scout. Write a brief essay on how and why Peyton was chosen as a target for the Federal army. Be sure to include your opinion on whether this was a random event or whether Peyton had been singled out for specific reasons.
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