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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. With whom does Mehring walk through the property?
2. What does Mehring do as he watches the storm?
3. Why is Mehring upset with Terry?
4. What does Mehring send Jacobus down to do?
5. Why do the Indians allow local blacks to shop?
Essay Topic 1
Mehring is the protagonist in this book.
Part 1) Describe Mehring.
Part 2) How does his character change throughout the book?
Part 3) Compare and contrast Mehring at the beginning of the book to Mehring at the end.
Essay Topic 2
Mehring enjoys many aspects of the farm.
Part 1) Describe the farm.
Part 2) Why does Mehring own a farm?
Part 3) What does he love about the farm?
Essay Topic 3
Jacobus' character has his shining moment during the flood.
Part 1) Describe Jacobus' actions during the flood.
Part 2) How does Mehring react to what Jacobus has done? Why?
Part 3) How might Jacobus' newly-found confidence affect his relationship with Mehring and the fieldhands?
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