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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. Davidson contacts people in which U.S. city?
2. Macphail begins to doubt what about Thompson?
3. Who is unsurprised by Davidson's actions?
4. What could happen if Horn crossed the missionaries?
5. What is inferred by the mountains?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the purpose and plan surrounding Thompson's plea to Macphail?
2. How does Thompson's demeanor change toward Davidson and the others?
3. What is the main activity in the house over the next four days?
4. What is the purpose for Macphail's visit to Thompson's room? What does he find?
5. What happens the night before Thompson is due to leave the island for San Francisco?
6. What is the governor's opinion of Davidson?
7. What is Thompson's reaction to Davidson's solution to her problem? What happens next?
8. How has Davidson's opinion of Thompson changed? Why?
9. What is Davidson's new proclamation regarding Thompson and her character?
10. What is Horn's forecast for the island's weather? Is this a common occurrence?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Thompson had a plan to go to Australia. The plan was thwarted by Davidson's intervention with the governor. Discuss the steps taken by Davidson as well as his reasons. Explain the reaction of the governor. What was Thompson's reaction to the news of her foiled plan? What did Thompson do to try and reverse the decision?
Essay Topic 2
At the end of the story it is clear that Davidson was manipulated by Thompson. Explain in detail what Thompson did to Davidson and the results of those actions. What was Thompson's goal? Was the goal achieved? What might Thompson do next?
Essay Topic 3
When did Davidson begin to change? What precipitated the change? Was Davidson simply reacting to his surroundings, manipulation or ego? Explain. What did the others think of the drastic change?
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