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The Old Man and the Boy Test | Final Test - Hard

Robert Ruark
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Final Test - Hard

Name: _____________________________ Period: ___________________________

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What shooting did Bobby do by accident that he admits?



2. What is the best part of November to Bobby?



3. What does the Old Man say there is a time and place for?



4. What do the Old Man and Bobby take time to maintain that Bobby likes to play in Chapter 16?



5. When is it easy to see the ducks according to the Old Man?



Essay Topics

Love and sexuality is a theme of the book. Describe how Bobby grows aware of sexuality and the principles he learns about human love from the Old Man through examples in nature.

Describe the social, cultural and economic environment of The Old Man and the Boy. What are common customs? What is considered taboo? How does the Old Man offer his values and beliefs to Bobby? What effect does this have on Bobby and which values does he adopt? Explain.

Explain the concept of self-empowerment as it exhibits in The Old Man and the Boy. Which of the characters is self-empowered? How does Bobby learn to make decisions for himself? Discuss.

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