The Last Letter Home Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Which one of Karl's son's works for the railroad?

2. What does Karl decide to send to his home parish during the famine?

3. What upsets Kristina when she awakens from her comatose state?

4. Why are there so few men who can help fight against the Sioux Indians?

5. In what year does the federal government promise to pay the Sioux Indians for their land?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Describe the two major settings for the novel. Why does Moberg use the settings he does? What is the time period of the story? How important is the time period to the attitudes and issues of the characters?

Essay Topic 2

Fear takes on an almost human persona in this story. What is this literary technique called? Cite examples that support this position.

Essay Topic 3

Karl spends some alone time throughout the novel to contemplate his life. What does he think about? What conclusions does he arrive at? Explain why he is in a contemplative mood at this point in time.

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