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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. How did Fletcher redefine the path of his trip?
2. How many layers are included in the Rim?
3. In "Chapter 2, Reconnaissance," what does Fletcher say he realized during his trip?
4. What did Fletcher pass and nearly miss altogether in "Chapter 4, Challenge?"
5. How does Fletcher describe the Grand Canyon?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe one realization Fletcher reached while sitting under the juniper tree in "Chapter 2, Dreams."
2. What president does Fletcher quote at the end of book, and what did the president say about the Canyon?
3. What was one part of his surroundings that Fletcher describes as he is in the cave and how does he describe it?
4. Near the end of "Chapter 9, Man," what physical challenge did Fletcher have to conquer to reach his last air-drop and his route out of the Canyon?
5. What town did Fletcher say he wanted to drive through on his way home from his journey through the Grand Canyon and why?
6. What was the difference between how Fletcher viewed the area around Phantom Ranch and how those visiting more recently from the outside world viewed it in "Chapter 8, Life?"
7. Briefly describe Fletcher's relationship with Dr. Harvey Butchart. Include a description of who Harvey Butchart was and how he helped Fletcher.
8. Several incidents surrounded the time Fletcher spent with David Powell in "Chapter 9, Man" Describe one of these incidents.
9. What are some ways Fletcher describes the Havasupai Indians in "Interlude?"
10. At the beginning of "Chapter 5, Transition," Fletcher details how the airdrop has affected him. Describe this realization.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The title of this book is The Man Who Walked Through Time, yet it has nothing to do with time travel. Time, however used several different ways, is often used by the author throughout the book. Use examples from the book to explain why the author may have chosen this title.
Essay Topic 2
Choose two people who influenced Fletcher either before, during, or after his journey. Give detailed descriptions of who they were and how they became part of Fletcher's experience. Compare their lives and the ways they influenced Fletcher.
Essay Topic 3
In a footnote, Fletcher briefly describes his life as a compulsive walker and gives a few details about another long journey he took in the past. In your own words, describe the lifestyle of a compulsive walker and give reasons why this lifestyle helped Fletcher have a successful journey through the Grand Canyon.
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