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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Peggy aspire to be?
2. Who lost their job in Hatrack?
3. Why was Alvin having difficulties grasping the theory regarding atoms?
4. What did Dolores and Cavil fear?
5. Who got out of Dr. Physicker's carriage first?
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Alvin's behavior at Hatrack Mouth as gallant heroism, or unabashed brutality. Document your opinion either utilizing Alvin's opinion of himself while he was playing up to the river rats, or Miss Larner's behavior after he had defended her honor.
Essay Topic 2
How does this novel paint a dark picture of slavery and therefore of American history? Is it important to keep in mind the past? Why or why not? What is important about remembering the era of slavery in America?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the exchange of information that occurs between Measure and Alvin at the end of the novel. How do each benefit from the knowledge the other is willing to teach? Whose knowledge is more specific to certain circumstance? Explain.
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