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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When David manages to survive the night, what does he wish?
2. Why does Tskanay try to seduce David?
3. What is David forced to do with Vince's pack?
4. When David questions his own identity, who does he feel he has become?
5. What is Tskanay's relationship to Katsuk?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author employs the flashback in much of the novel. What is the purpose of the author's use? Is this effective? Why or why not? How does this literary method add or detract from the story? Why?
Essay Topic 2
David makes several escape attempts, but none of them are successful. Why do you think he fails in all of them? Do you think he really wants to escape, or do you think his subconscious enables his capture? Why? Choose one escape attempt and outline what David does to try to escape, how he gets caught, and why you think he gets caught. Be as detailed as possible, using examples from the book to illustrate your point.
Essay Topic 3
The hallucination Charles has at the end of Section 2 is a foreshadowing of things to come. What is the hallucination? What event does it foreshadow? Do you think that this is the beginning of his insanity, or do you think that happens at another point? Why? If you think it happened at another point, when do you think it happened, and what evidence can you give to support your theory?
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