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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. According to the person Chee and Mary visit, what is the case rate for leukemic diseases?
2. What do Navajos typically carry in their leather pouches?
3. Where is Chee shot by the killer?
4. After Chee has surgery to remove the bullet, who is in Chee's hospital room when he wakes up?
5. What is Dine'estse-tle?
Short Essay Questions
1. After reviewing the articles regarding the explosion at the library, what does Chee decide his next step should be?
2. What does Chee find when he exits his hiding space after the killer has left?
3. When Chee learns that the final roustabout has died, why does Chee want to see the body?
4. After yelling at Mary to run, why does Chee turn and run in the opposite direction?
5. Why does the Albuquerque police officer tell Chee to be careful as the cop is leaving Chee's hospital room?
6. What happens when Chee tells the person he is visiting that several other men associated with the Charley family all died of cancer?
7. Describe the purpose of an Enemy Way.
8. As Wolf kills the person who approaches him as he reaches Chee's floor, why does the murder not cause any alarm on the floor?
9. After shooting Chee at the malpais, why does Wolf decide to go after both Chee and Mary?
10. When Chee has trouble sleeping and sneaks out of his hospital room, why does he visit the area he goes to?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In many ways, the novel is a series of contrasts designed to heighten the reader's awareness and draw the reader deeper into the story and the intricacies of each of the story's characters. Identify at least three contrasts that are used in the novel. Describe these contrasts and determine how they affect the story's plot as well as the reader's emotional involvement in the characters' lives. If these identified contrasts were not included in the story, what effect would their absence have on the storyline, the characters' development, and the readers' involvement?
Essay Topic 2
Identify the main desires of B.J. Vines (a.k.a. Carl Lebeck) - the reasons behind his grand scheme. For each demand, tell Vines' reasoning behind the desire and what Vines hoped to ultimately accomplish or gain through his actions.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the characteristics, roles, loyalties, and agendas of the following people in the story: Jim Chee, Henry Becenti, Gordo Sena, and B.J. Vines.
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