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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 14, what have arrived in swarm from the Hudson Bay area?

2. The balance enables her to think about the beauty without doing what?

3. What percentage of insects are parasites?

4. In Chapter 13, Dillard quotes Van Gogh. What did she quote?

5. What could happen if the caribou migrate out of the Eskimo's range?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Write an essay about praying mantis. Include Dillard's observations, her knowledge from other sources, her reactions and feeling towards praying mantis and any beliefs she may have formed because of her thoughts on this insect.

Essay Topic 2

Chapter One is title, "Heaven and Earth in Jest." What do you think Dillard meant by this title? What might be the jest? Does it seem true to you?

Essay Topic 3

In the first part of chapter eight, the author goes into great detail about many phenomena of the natural world. Write about some of the details she has written. How has her writing changed in this chapter to reflect the theme of the intricacy of nature?

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