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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 whom are the mountains related?
2. What does Davidson do after dinner?
3. Describe Thompson's appearance.
4. What does Thompson ask for from Macphail?
5. Describe Thompson's behavior.
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Davidson's solution to Thompson's predicament?
2. What occurs on Sunday? What is Davidson's reaction?
3. What is the purpose for Macphail's visit to Thompson's room? What does he find?
4. What is Thompson's reaction to Davidson's solution to her problem? What happens next?
5. How does Davidson arrange to meet with Thompson?
6. What happens the night before Thompson is due to leave the island for San Francisco?
7. What is Davidson's new proclamation regarding Thompson and her character?
8. What is Davidson's latest epiphany regarding Thompson and her reluctance to go to San Francisco?
9. What is Macphail's reaction to the interaction between Davidson and Thompson?
10. What is the outcome of the meeting? What is Davidson's reaction?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Explain Davidson's various approaches with Thompson throughout the story. Which was the most effective? Which was the most ineffective? What could Davidson have done differently that would have changed the outcome of the story? What might you have done in Davidson's place?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the personalities and characteristics of Mrs. Macphail and Mrs. Davidson.
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