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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why did Old Peg Guester pack her things along with Arthur Stuarts'?
2. What does Peggy aspire to be?
3. Why didn't the river rats hang onto the cart for longer?
4. What was worse pain than what Dolores was suffering?
5. Who got out of Dr. Physicker's carriage first?
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the portrayal of slavery in this book. How has slavery become a tender topic of American history? What are some of the main human rights violations that occur while a slave is indentured to his or her master?
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
Discuss Alvin's initial fear that Arthur Stuart wasn't accepted in Vigor Church. Why was this a major concern of Alvin's? What was it that Alvin wanted for young Arthur Stuart, and why couldn't he just continue to follow Alvin?
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