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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the students say that stories about hunting inevitably turn to?
2. What does Bill Lamb tell Buck Carver he is scared of?
3. What does the bull snake do that gave it its name?
4. What is at the beginning of the chapter titled 'Planting by the Signs?'
5. What can you do with deer meat?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There is a lot of solitude talked about in the story.
Part 1) What does it indicate that so many of the people in the story talked about their solitude or the fact that they were cut off from the world?
Part 2) What seems to be the main reason for the solitude that people endured?
Part 3) What does it appear that the solitude gave the people?
Essay Topic 2
Mr. Wigginton tries to find a unique method to teach the students.
Part 1) Given what is told to the reader and the results in the story does it seem likely that Mr. Wigginton had a large impact on his students? Explain why or why not?
Part 2) Is it likely that this same method would work again with students today? Explain your answer.
Part 3) What does it say about Mr. Wigginton's personality that he wanted so badly to find a unique way to teach his students?
Essay Topic 3
Part 1) What is the author's purpose in the Foxfire Book?
Part 2) Is that purpose accomplished? Explain why or why not.
Part 3) Could this book easily be made into a continuation in current day times? Would it be popular as it was when it was originally published? Explain your answer.
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