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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. To what does Davidson compare Thompson?
2. What item does Thompson wear constantly?
3. Who or what does Thompson agree to face?
4. Where will Thompson go if she returns to the U.S.?
5. Who believes that the natives have evil intent?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Davidson's latest epiphany regarding Thompson and her reluctance to go to San Francisco?
2. What is Thompson's reaction to Davidson's solution to her problem? What happens next?
3. What is the purpose for Macphail's visit to Thompson's room? What does he find?
4. What is the purpose and plan surrounding Thompson's plea to Macphail?
5. What is the main activity in the house over the next four days?
6. Describe Macphail's visit to the governor.
7. What occurs on Sunday? What is Davidson's reaction?
8. What is Davidson's new proclamation regarding Thompson and her character?
9. What is Davidson's solution to Thompson's predicament?
10. What is the confession Mrs. Davidson makes to Dr. Macphail?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why did Davidson commit suicide? What was Macphail's assessment of the way in which Davidson chose to do it? What is your opinion? What other options might Davidson have exercised rather than suicide? Would there have been a less painful way to do it? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Thompson is clearly a manipulative and powerful woman. Examine the woman's motives. Why do you think she was on the island? What is her back story? What was the crime she committed in San Francisco? What was the right decision made by the governor in regards to the deportation? What might happen to Thompson in the near future?
Essay Topic 3
Explain Mrs. Davidson's opinion on the lives of the natives. Do you think the opinion is one gained from experience or prejudice? Is the opinion accurate according to the other travelers? How might the natives feel in return?
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