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?
Through "The Unvanquished," the reader watches Bayard mature from his idyllic childhood to adulthood. This transition is instigated through both nature and experience. Discuss the affect Bayard's youthful and matured perspectives offer to the book and Faulkner's explanation of the natures of youth and adulthood.
Matriarchs and patriarchs in "The Unvanquished" are the clearest embodiments of the themes of the book. Discuss the role that the matriarchs and patriarchs play in the narrative, message, and themes.
Through "The Unvanquished," readers experiences unlikely empathetic actions on behalf of some and a severe lack in others. Colonel Dick is generous to Granny, while the slaves abandon their families to get to the river. Discuss Faulkner's exploration of empathy in "The Unvanquished" and how this impacts the portrait of humanity.
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