Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Sartoris see himself as a victim to the Union?
2. Why is Philadelphy sobbing when Loosh and Granny confront each other?
3. Drusilla compares the fighting Confederates and Union on the railroad to ______.
4. What happened at Vicksburg?
5. Ringo is lass of a slave and more of a ______ to Bayard.
Short Essay Questions
1. After the war, is there peace in the south?
2. Has the war changed Sartoris? How?
3. What is the primary reason Bayard was forced to act as an adult in "Vendee"?
4. Why is the Sartoris family burying their silver?
5. What are the fleeing slaves representing?
6. Why doesn't Bayard kill Ab?
7. What is the affect of "Vendee" picking up only days after "Reposte in Tertio"?
8. How empathetic is the Union army in "Raid"?
9. Why isn't Ab Snopes enlisted in the army?
10. Why do the Bayard and Ringo keep an eye on Loosh?
Loyalty becomes a dilemma in "The Unvanquished": Colonel Dick helps Confederates and slaves betray their masters. Discuss the nature of loyalty portrayed in "The Unvanquished": what is Faulkner's portrait of its nature?
Through Bayard's childhood perspective, Faulkner's humor, and Bayard's adult perspective, warfare is represented in several different lights: from glorified to demonized and violent to psychological. Discuss how Faulkner interprets warfare in "The Unvanquished", focusing on the various approaches he takes.
The moments of good versus evil are the moments where Bayard's true maturity is forced and shown. The villains play a pivotal role in the progression of the narrative, characters and message. Discuss how the villains are significant and what their impact is on "The Unvanquished."
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