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
Why did Michener choose to use the first person narrator perspective for the stories? What does this point of view entail? What does this point of view allow? What is limiting about this point of view?
Essay Topic 2
There are several events of foreshadowing in the stories. Define foreshadowing. Cite at least two situations in the stories that serve as foreshadowing.
Essay Topic 3
What is the overall setting for the majority of the book? Be sure to include geography, time period and any pertinent popular culture events. Why did Michener feel compelled to tell the stories from this time and place?
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