The Scalpel and the Silver Bear Test | Final Test - Hard

Lori Alvord
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Alvord also tries to avoid _________ and arguments in order to help her baby stay calm.

2. Alvord's great grandmother had not found out yet that Alvord was going to help with the Dartmouth ___________ Program.

3. The first that is described in #157 is a sign that the ________ of the baby has attached to the body.

4. Alvord decides to stop watching _________ television and movies when she is pregnant to help the child grow positively.

5. Every dominant culture, according to Alvord, accuses the subordinate cultures of not being __________.

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Bernice's grandmother is hesitant to have Alvord operate on her granddaughter because of past experiences with Anglos.

Part 1: How do you think Bernice's grandmother feels about surgeons?

Part 2: Why do you think the grandmother is unwilling to separate her history from the present day experience?

Part 3: Do you think Alvord should have talked to the child's father in order to get permission to operate?

Essay Topic 2

Carolyn's sister tells her that the cancer is all her fault, which might be shocking to some readers.

Part 1: Do you think that cancer is every anyone's fault? Why or why not?

Part 2: How do you think you would react if your sibling told you what Carolyn's sister told her?

Part 3: Why do you think Carolyn's sister felt she needed to tell her about the possible cause of her cancer?

Essay Topic 3

Alvord comes to see alcoholism as a disease after witnessing the way it impacts the Navajo people.

Part 1: How would you define the condition of alcoholism?

Part 2: Do you think the alcoholism is a problem that can be stopped in the Navajo people?

Part 3: Why would a people who want to live in balance turn to alcohol?

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