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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. What did Paul say to Miriam when he returned home in Chapter 34?
2. Who tutored Angel?
3. What gift made Miriam furious when she received it?
4. What did Miriam ask Michael a "man's opinion" about?
5. What was Angel's real name?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when Angel and Michael are alone in Joseph Hochschild's store in Chapter 23?
2. What happens in Chapter 23 after Michael has retrieved Angel for the second time?
3. What is the significance of Angel telling Michael that her real name is Sarah?
4. Why does Angel continue to make yearly visits to the House of Magdalena?
5. In Chapter 34, what does Angel do when she sees Michael for the first time in several years?
6. In San Francisco, Duke gives Angel a choice. She can either go back to her old role as prostitute, or she can become the manager of the girls. Which does she choose and why?
7. in Chapter 33, why and where does Paul go look for Angel? How does this journey effect him?
8. What does Paul think of Miriam? What is his reaction to her and why?
9. In Chapter 28 as Angel prepares to leave Michael for the fourth time, how are her motives completely different than in the past?
10. How does Duke compare himself to Michael in Chapter 30? What is Angel's opinion?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does the Biblical Book of Hosea compare to Francine Rivers' version of the story of the Hoseas? As you compare/contrast the two stories, include the setting, main characters and plot line, specifically the resolution.
Essay Topic 2
Throughout the story, Michael is portrayed as a God-like character, full of love, grace, and mercy. However, he is not perfect and has many flaws. Discuss what these flaws are and how his character grows and matures throughout the book. Compare the man he is at the beginning of the novel to the man he becomes.
Essay Topic 3
In the book, unforgiving Paul is the foil to Michael's God-like portrayal of grace. Compare and contrast these two characters, and discuss how both Paul and Michael have evolved by the end of the book. Give specific examples of their spiritual growth and the effect that it has on those around them.
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