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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. For whom does Nate search after he leaves the hospital?
2. What is Josh doing while Nate is trying to convince Rachel to look at the papers?
3. Why does Snead not mind that his work will be difficult?
4. What does TJ do?
5. How long has it been since Rachel has entered the Pantanal?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Rachel say to Nate?
2. Why did Josh meet with Judge Wycliff and what did he tell him? What was the Judge's response?
3. What did Nate tell Josh on the drive from the airport?
4. What news does Welly bring to Valdir and what does he do about it?
5. What was Hark doing to help his lawsuit?
6. Who did Nate think he saw when he was sick and what did he feel about it?
7. Why did Hark meet with the other Phelan heir lawyers and what happened at the meeting?
8. How was Nate feeling physically as he journeyed back to civilization and what did he find out?
9. Why did Josh want to speak to Nate and why was it impossible?
10. Why was Josh worried about the settlement of the will?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Nate deemed the hospital in Corumba to be insufficient and was mortified by the care he received there. The hospital in Corumba was a local one utilized only by people who had no other choice.
1. Do you think Nate was being ungrateful to the hospital? Why or why not?
2. Why do you think the people in Corumba tolerated a hospital like Nate was in?
3. Explain what you see is the connection between money and good health care.
Essay Topic 2
Once in South America Nate continued to feel lonely. The feeling of loneliness wasn't about his job or his family. It was a feeling deep inside because he does not like himself and can therefore not find peace.
1. Do you believe people can be happy if they don't like themselves? Why or why not?
2. Why do you think Nate disliked himself? Use examples from the book and your own life to support your answer.
3. Explain in detail how you would feel if you were in Nate's situation in Brazil.
Essay Topic 3
Now that he was sober and honestly examining his life, he had to come to terms with his faults. He caused the poor relations that he now experienced with his family. He knew that he would not be received warmly but he hoped to begin again and earn their trust and affection.
1. Do you think it's possible for a long term alcoholic or addict to regain family or friend trust? Why or why not?
2. Imagine one of your siblings was an addict and had lied to you, stolen from you, gotten you in trouble and ignored you except when he/she needed something. Explain what it would take for you to ever trust them again if they came to you and told you they had reformed.
3. Do you think Nate should try to repair his relationships with his children or should just bless them and let them go? Why or why not?
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