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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. Who does Correll report to about the uprising?
2. How do the soldiers get news from home?
3. What is Alex's wife's name?
4. Why do the soldiers not venture out alone?
5. What gift does Annie bring to Mrs. Morden?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Molly do when she knows Tonder is at the door for the second time?
2. What makes the soldiers so miserable during the winter?
3. What does Molly's comment to Tonder about sausages mean?
4. What punishment does Loft create for insubordinate mine workers?
5. How do some soldiers get sent home, and why do more soldiers not try this?
6. Who has the most success of gathering the packages sent by the air drops?
7. What does Lanser plead with the Mayor to do before his execution, and what did this show?
8. What did the Mayor have to do if he wanted to avoid being executed?
9. Why does Tonder say he wants to visit with Molly?
10. What do the miners do to slow the work in the mines?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The town and country in this book were not ever named. Why do you think the author chose to withhold this information, and how did it change the feeling of the narrative.
Essay Topic 2
Shame and propriety are common themes throughout this book. What are some of the instances where these themes are present, and why are they so important to the characters involved?
Essay Topic 3
The Mayor endures many different trials before the end of the book. What are some of these trials and what lessons does he learn through these experiences?
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