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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the first bone that is broken on Measure?
2. Who is sent back to Vigor Church?
3. For what does Ta-Kumsaw ask Napoleon?
4. What does the Mound offer Alvin?
5. What kind of battle does Ta-Kumsaw wish to fight with Measure?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast Ta-Kumsaw and Napoleon Bonaparte as generals. Who made the better leader and why? What characteristics does a general whose fame lasts throughout the ages possess? What must they have done to gain infamy?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss Lolla-Wossiky's interpretation of Christianity. Discuss Armor and Thrower's interpretation of Red religion. Which appears, at first glance, to be more accurate? Which is portrayed in a better light in this novel? Explain how you have come to your conclusions and cite quotes from the book to support your argument.
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