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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens to Longstaffe in Part 2, Chapter 13?
2. What is Billy writing in at the beginning of Part 2, Chapter 11?
3. What wakes Dr. Rivers from his dream state in Part 2, Chapter 10?
4. Does Dr. Rivers plan to interfere with Emele's crouching stance?
5. Who does Billy write a letter to at the end of Part 3, Chapter 17?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are some negatives that Billy experiences in Part 2, Chapter 13?
2. What is Billy struggling with emotionally at the beginning of Part 3, Chapter 17?
3. What is Billy's state of mind in Part 2, Chapter 13?
4. By Part 3, Chapter 16, why is Dr. Rivers one of the few doctors that remain practicing?
5. What is unique about Billy's sexual conquest in Part 3, Chapter 17 and what worries him after?
6. What are many of Dr. Rivers's patients seeing in Part 3, Chapter 16?
7. Describe Dr. Rivers's response in his feverish dreams to Emele's mourning.
8. Based on Billy's diary, describe a typical day in France for Billy.
9. After Ngea's seance, what is left on Dr. Rivers's pillow? What does it signify?
10. Describe Dr. Rivers's dream about his sister Catherine in Part 2, Chapter 12.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast the civilization at Eddystone and its customs to the modern-day customs practiced by those in The Ghost Road.
1) What do the two civilizations have in common? What are their differences?
2) What could the civilizations learn from each other?
3) Does Dr. Rivers use the insight he gained from his time in Eddystone? If so, how?
Essay Topic 2
Billy's infidelity defines his character in a way that is not just sexual.
1) Define infidelity.
2) Compare and contrast Billy's infidelity to himself as opposed to others.
3) How does Billy's infidelity lead to his demise?
Essay Topic 3
Dr. Rivers tells much of his story through a dream state, induced by a flu fever.
1) What is the focus of Dr. Rivers's dreams?
2) Who appears in his dreams?
3) Do his dreams provide him any sort of comfort or resolution? If not, what do they accomplish?
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