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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. How many letters of credit did Cavil give Reverend Philadelphia Thrower?
2. Who lost their job in Hatrack?
3. Who was now more important than Peggy in Alvin's future?
4. Why didn't Mock Berry want to stay in the sleigh when he saw Arthur Stuart?
5. What new things did Alvin notice in Measure?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Alvin begin to notice, working at the smithy?
2. How did Miss Larner feel about Dr. Physicker's payment to Alvin?
3. What excuses were offered to Old Peg to try and talk sense into her?
4. Why didn't Alvin think that people were the product of God's imagination?
5. Why was Old Peg fearful of the Fugitive Slave Treaty?
6. What led Alvin to believe that Pieter Vanderwoort wanted Alvin's good opinion more than to get even? How did Alvin know he was basically a good man?
7. Why did Pauley Wiseman work so quickly to get Arthur out of town?
8. Why was Alvin so offended at the idea that Miss Larner had paid him to look after her?
9. What did Alvin and Measure teach each other?
10. How did Alvin realize that Miss Larner was right?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Alvin's deteriorated relationship with Cally. What does this deterioration show about Cally's character, and what does it reveal about Alvin's? Could this relationship be salvaged by Alvin? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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