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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 is Watie's reason for fighting?
2. Who asks Jeff to go with him to the other side of the river?
3. Why does Lucy think Jeff now fights for the Rebels?
4. The armed steamer is floating down what river?
5. What signals the Rebels' charge?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does General Blunt ask of Jeff?
2. What is Rebel coffee?
3. What information does the letter in the haversack contain?
4. What is done in the Jackman home to teach the girls good breeding?
5. Why does Heifer leave the kitchen to fight alongside Jeff in his first battle with the Watie men?
6. Why is Mrs. Washbourne so appreciative to Jeff?
7. What does Jeff know about bloodhounds?
8. What is Jeff's punishment for refusing to participate in the execution?
9. What information does Jeff gather the night he swims with the enemy?
10. After the Battle of Prairie Grove what do Jeff and Noah do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Part 1) The story is told from Jeff's point of view and it is understandable that Jeff is the main character. Pick a character that could easily be identified as the second most important character in the story. What did this character add to the story line and in what way did he or she affect Jeff?
Part 2) Jeff is the considered the protagonist of the story. Pick out a minimum of three antagonists of the story and explain their role.
Essay Topic 2
Part 1) Often in a story there will be a change in the reader's perception of something or someone, such as when Jeff begins to look at the Confederates he is spying on as friends. Pick out at least three other things in the story that change drastically in perception or in their role of antagonist or protagonist. Explain your choices.
Part 2) Why is it necessary to have protagonist and antagonist in a story?
Part 3) Write out an explanation proving Jeff is both an antagonist and protagonist.
Essay Topic 3
Part 1) Speculate on why Hobbs seems to be so willing to take Jeff in as his own son early on.
Part 2) How does Hobbs affect Jeff? Explain your answer.
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