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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. When the orders come, where is Henry's regiment gong?
2. What starts the battle in the forest?
3. What does Henry see on the faces of sleeping soldiers?
4. How does Henry rationalize his railing at nature while he was on the run?
5. What happens that begins to wear on the men's nerves?
Short Essay Questions
1. How has Wilson changed since the first days of military camp?
2. Tell what Henry and his friend overheard on the way back from the fruitless search for water.
3. During the next wave of battle, describe Henry's actions.
4. After the charge, when they realized they were safe, how do some of the men return to their own lines?
5. Describe how the battle begins as Henry's regiment begins the charge.
6. What does Henry do to prevent Wilson from being reminded of how scared he was earlier?
7. Where does Henry's regiment go and why?
8. Describe what startles Henry when he wakes up the following morning.
9. What do Henry and his friend manage to do that boosts the morale of the Union forces to make the Rebels retreat?
10. Thinking ahead, what image comes to Henry's mind?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay about living with regrets. Using Henry's regret that he was so unfeeling toward the tattered man he allowed to wander off and die alone, enlarge your essay about how everyone has some regret to live with. Discuss how to deal with regrets as Henry did, considering them a kind of learning experience.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay with the thesis that no one should be forced to go to war. n addition to soldiers who daily witness the carnage and destruction, include the civilians who are faced with trying to cope with the devastation of their land and their lives.
Essay Topic 3
Write a story about some time in your life when you were very afraid. Use as much imagery as you can to make the reader feel the terror that went through you at the time. Include in your story what the fear prompted you to do or if it immobilized you.
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