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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What has changed since the boys went looking for Grumby and Ab?
2. When does Bayard see Drusilla after Louisa arrives?
3. What is Grumby's group called?
4. What does Bayard see in Ab's eyes when he talks to him?
5. Where do Bayard, Ringo and Buck decide to search for Ab and Grumby?
Essay Topic 1
Colonel Sartoris is the epitome of traditional mid-nineteenth century South in certain aspects. Discuss how and what Sartoris portrays about this time and the significance of his actions in the larger context of the time and other characters.
Essay Topic 2
The migration of the slaves to the river represents classical elements of the Civil War as well as Faulkner's personal portrait of the nature of humans and the time. Discuss the scene of the slaves' migration to the river in its themes and the statement Faulkner is making about the Civil War and the larger portrait of humanity.
Essay Topic 3
Aside from our protagonists, Faulkner utilizes several secondary characters. These characters represent alternate avenues to issues (Aunt Louisa to femininity, and Uncle Buck to slavery). Discuss the use of secondary characters in "The Unvanquished": what are they meant to represent? How do they round out the narrative? How do they aid to Faulkner's larger message with the book?
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