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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What personal crisis struck Ron and Deborah in Chapter 29?
2. For whom did Denver pray all night?
3. Why did Ron leave the hospital room when he brought Denver to visit Mr. Ballantine?
4. To which building was Denver invited to attend a ceremony to honor Deborah?
5. What favor for Denver did Ron request of a friend in Baton Rouge?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Ron grew up in a lower-middle class home and spent his summers with his grandfather, a farmer and landowner.
Part 1. Describe Ron's parents. Do you think Ron was well-cared for as a child?
Part 2. Explain why or not Ron's grandfather was the Man. Did he treat his white and colored workers differently?
Part 3. Consider how Ron felt about the poor and homeless when he grew up. Find two reasons from Ron's childhood that might explain why Ron felt this way as an adult.
Essay Topic 2
Both Deborah and Denver had a premonition about the other. What was Deborah's premonition about Denver that she experienced in a dream? What was Denver's premonition about Deborah before she became ill? Did either of their premonitions come true?
Essay Topic 3
Before Ron's life was changed by Denver and others at the Union Gospel Mission, Ron had certain feelings about the poor and the homeless.
Part 1. Describe how Ron felt about the poor, homeless and needy before he began volunteering at the mission and met Denver.
Part 2. What happened to Ron's art gallery in Sundance Square to validate his feelings about the homeless?
Part 3. Explain how meeting Denver changed Ron's attitude toward the homeless.
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