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. Where does Ray go when he is accused of drinking too much?
2. What does Ray learn how to dig when he undergoes his training as a fire spotter?
3. What is the last name of the character in the answer to #139?
4. To what do Ray's mother and sister want him to return?
5. Who notices Ray's peculiar habit of spending long periods alone in the woods?
At times, Ray seems to be almost a student of Japhy's, listening to everything he says and watching everything Japhy does.
Part 1: What does Ray want to learn from Japhy at the beginning of the manuscript?
Part 2: Is Japhy comfortable with the role of being a teacher? Why or why not?
Part 3: What does Japhy have to learn from Ray, as the story progresses?
There are many symbolic actions in this story that seem to tell the reader more about the character than the narrative actually does.
Part 1: What might be the symbolism of Ray going up the mountain with Japhy? What is the purpose of this trip?
Part 2: What is the purpose and the symbolism of Ray going up Desolation Peak by himself?
Part 3: What does Japhy's eventual journey to Japan seem to symbolize about his growth and his direction in life?
One of the basic tenets of Buddhism is the practice of compassion for others. In giving of one's self, one can attain true enlightenment and peace.
Part 1: How do the characters in the story define the idea of compassion?
Part 2: Describe at least two instances in which one character is compassionate to another character.
Part 3: Do the characters in the story seem to be able to be compassionate to each other? Why or why not?
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