Final Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do most men fear being drawn into during their military service?
2. Admiral Kester orders an airstrip built on the tiny island of ____________.
3. What ceremony takes place on the island of Vanicoro?
4. Who is the Marine who is tasked with shutting down Bloody Mary's business?
5. What item has Luther gone in search of on the island?
Essay Topic 1
Create a character study of Bus Adams. What are his physical characteristics? What are his motivations? What are his fears? What are his dreams? What else can you say about Bus?
Essay Topic 2
Boredom takes on an almost human persona in this story. What is this literary technique called? Cite examples that support this position.
Essay Topic 3
Michener uses more than one instance of irony in the story. Cite at least two other examples you can identify in the story and note why they are examples of irony. What is the major irony in the story? Explain.
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