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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 is spotted riding a donkey into the mountains that causes Turi and Aspanu to be cautious?

2. Where is Aspanu taken after arriving at the Bellampo Barracks?

3. What does Turi demand of the Duke and Duchess five days before Christmas?

4. What does Don Croce give the Duke after his estate is robbed?

5. What loyal Mafia member wants to become mayor of Montelepre?

Short Essay Questions

1. Discuss the kidnapping of Prince Ollorto.

2. After Turi is hurt by the carabinieri, where does he go for help?

3. Who is Hector Adonis and what is his relationship to Turi?

4. What do Turi and Aspanu spot in Montelepre that makes them angry?

5. After Turi is injured by the carabinieri, what news does Hector Adonis bring to Turi?

6. Before the Fiesta, what happens to Turi and his cousin, Aspanu?

7. Describe the meeting between Don Croce and the Mafia chiefs at the Hotel Umberto.

8. Discuss the Sicilian flag that Turi and Aspanu raise while in the mountains.

9. What crime is popular in Sicily during Turi's time spent as a bandit?

10. What are Turi's plans for the people of Sicily when he becomes a bandit?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss Turi's Testament. Give examples from the story in order to explain what the Testament was as well as its importance. Be sure to discuss the role it had on the events that occurred throughout the book.

Essay Topic 2

Discuss Don Croce's opinions of Turi throughout the story. Cite examples from the book in order to explain how and why Don Croce's opinions changed over the course of the story.

Essay Topic 3

Turi Guiliano was the main character in the story because the book revolves around him. Discuss any foils that stood in Turi's way during his time spent as a bandit. Cite examples from the story in order to explain how Turi dealt with the foils that tried to inhibit him and whether Turi was able to be stopped because of them.

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