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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was true Making?
2. What did Miss Larner want in payment for teaching Arthur Stuart?
3. Where does it hurt on Arthur Stuart?
4. What was the only thing keeping Arthur from going to school?
5. What did Makepeace say in regards to the work Alvin did on the manacles?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Makepeace's treatment of Alvin while he was an indentured apprentice. What measures have come into place since Alvin's time to protect the interests of apprentices in North America?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the stereotypes that the Berry's reinforced in order to keep Arthur Stuart safe. How did their reputations pay a price when Arthur Stuart came about? Was this a fair trade for the security of the boy?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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