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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Conway bought which piece of antique machinery?
2. Gilbert refers to Conway as being a type of a(n) ________________.
3. Which horse had a rock stuck in his hoof?
4. Having the woman along was a benefit for every reason except which of the following?
5. In what state did the storm occur?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Conway spent time during college learning how to better cope with the weather in addition to sharpening his hunting skills. What do you think prompted Conway to do these things? Why would Conway need to sharpen these skills if he had already spent so much time in the outdoors? Do you think something had changed? What animals and terrain would Conway typically face on a routine basis? Are any of the animals unusual or exotic? What is the weather in that area of the state? Explain the seasons. How might the conditions be different if Conway had been in a low lying area? How has the area changed since the founding of Turtle Island Preserve?
Essay Topic 2
Explain in detail what you think may have happened to Conway after "The Last American Man" was published. Check your thoughts against the actual details of Conway's exploits and where he stands today, both personally and professionally. Were your predictions close to the truth? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Write a biography on Elizabeth Gilbert. Include her childhood, work with nature, activism, relationship to Turtle Island, and her professional career.
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