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The Dark Wind Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. When Chee finds the suitcases, how far below the surface are the suitcases buried?



2. According to the rap sheet Chee is reading at the prison, what was the prisoner's first arrest for?



3. According to his mother, how many one hundred dollar bills did Joseph have when he returned from prison



4. When Chee notices vehicle tracks in the sand that have been dampened by the previous night's rain, where is Chee headed?



5. What is the name of Joseph Musket's mother?



Essay Topics

In many ways, the novel is a series of contrasts designed to heighten the reader's awareness and draw the reader deeper into the story and the intricacies of each of the story's characters. Identify at least three contrasts that are used in the novel. Describe these contrasts and determine how they impact the story's plot as well as the reader's emotional involvement in the characters' lives. If these identified contrasts were not included in the story, what impact would their absence have on the storyline, the characters' development, and the readers' involvement?

Compare and contrast the characteristics, roles, loyalties, and agendas of the following people in the story: Jim Chee, Cowboy Dashee, T.L. Johnson, Captain Largo, and Ben Gaines.

Throughout the course of the novel, Hopi and Navajo traditions abound. In fact, these traditions and rituals become a main reason behind the story's plot. Identify at least three different Hopi or Navajo traditions that impacted the plot and the lives of the characters involved in the story. For each instance, describe the ritual, the characters involved, and how the Hopi or Navajo traditions impacted the story's plot. How might the story have been different if these traditions had not been a part of the plot? Explain your reasoning.

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