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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 does the Mayor call his predicament to his wife before his execution?
2. What does Winters say gives the people strength?
3. What do the Mayor and Winters do while they are under arrest?
4. What horrible things do the soldiers find in the snow in winter?
5. Why do the soldiers not venture out alone?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was the quote that the Mayor was thinking of before his execution?
2. How does Loft show his naievte?
3. What does Molly's comment to Tonder about sausages mean?
4. What do the townspeople do to make the soldiers weaker?
5. Why doesCorrell say his arm is in a sling?
6. Who has the most success of gathering the packages sent by the air drops?
7. What request does the Mayor make to the Anders brothers before they leave?
8. What did Correll do after sustaining his injury?
9. How does Tonder feel when he finds out who Molly is, and what does he do about it?
10. How do some soldiers get sent home, and why do more soldiers not try this?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Winter and the Mayor are two very similar people, and yet they have some very notable and important differences. Using the text to cite some support and, write a compare/contrast essay about these two characters
Essay Topic 2
Belonging and security were two themes present in this book. Where did these themes appear, and which characters were most motivated by them?
Essay Topic 3
Power and Greed were two common themes in this book. Where did they appear, and how do they differ in their manifestations?
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