Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Armor-of-God know without asking?
2. What is the first thing that Alvin sees within the tornado?
3. What had previously stopped Lolla from doing this?
4. What will stop White men from returning?
5. What doesn't Alvin Jr. understand is a miracle?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why doesn't Alvin leave when he is feeling so lonely in Ta-Kumsaw's presence?
2. Who is the second person to greet Alvin, and for what kinds of things are both people looking?
3. Why is there nothing left for Lolla to do?
4. What does Alvin know will happen by the third time he tells the story of what happened at Tippy-Canoe?
5. How does Ta-Kumsaw survive wounds that would have felled any other man and how do the enemy soldiers react to this?
6. What does Napoleon tell Ta-Kumsaw to say to Alvin, and what is Alvin's response?
7. Why does Alvin believe there is some witchery involved in regards to Ta-Kumsaw?
8. What is the objective of the wrassling match between Measure and Ta-Kumsaw?
9. What is the difference in the way Hooch is treated at Carthage City as opposed to the way he is treated by the US Marshals in Suskwahenny?
10. What do the Reds do when faced with death at the hand of the Whites?
Discuss the search for a dream beast which Lolla-Wossiky endeavors. Is this a common theme among indigenous peoples? Is the reason for the search a true reason? Cite sources that prove your statements.
Discuss the emergence of the Christian religion in this novel. How does it interfere with the average individual's practice of knacks? Is Armor-of-God's intolerance of knackery a preview of what is to come in North America (think Salem Witch Trials) or not?
Discuss the difference in Measure and Alvin's approach to family. What is the most important thing in regards to Measure, the thing that trumps all other considerations? Is this a narrow perspective? Explain. Is Alvin's concern a greater cause in general? With whose opinion do you identify and why?
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