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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 is printed on the packages dropped around town?
2. What is the main punishment given to the miners?
3. What does Winters say will happen when the leaders of the resistance are killed?
4. What does Winters ensure the Mayor of before his execution?
5. Why does Lanser feel panicked about the packages?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the Mayor say to his wife before his execution?
2. Why does Winters say the enemy has underestimated his people?
3. What did Correll do after sustaining his injury?
4. What do the miners do to slow the work in the mines?
5. What was the quote that the Mayor was thinking of before his execution?
6. Why can the soldiers not punish the mine workers by withholding food?
7. What does Molly's comment to Tonder about sausages mean?
8. Who has the most success of gathering the packages sent by the air drops?
9. How does Tonder feel when he finds out who Molly is, and what does he do about it?
10. What did the Mayor have to do if he wanted to avoid being executed?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Diversity was a major theme in this play as many different life-styles and ranks in society were involved. How was this theme shown in this book, and why do you think the author felt it was so important?
Essay Topic 2
Sacrifice was a theme that was very prevalent in this book. Who were the characters most affected by this theme, and how did they allow sacrifice to change their lives?
Essay Topic 3
Personal identity was one of the main themes in this book. Where did this theme appear, and how did its inclusion in the novel shape the course of the plot?
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