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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who dies at sundown?
2. Which of the following is not part of the ledger that Ike reads?
3. Ike thinks God wants man to care for the earth and __________________.
4. Ike recalls a time when he bought ______________.
5. Who was the man who sold the land to grandfather?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Project into the future ten years and write a brief synopsis for the lives of Ike, Major deSpain and Boon. Be sure to include emotional states as well as physical characteristics, geographic locations, work, hobbies, socialization, etc.
Essay Topic 2
The author uses more than one instance of irony in the book. Cite at least two examples you can identify in the story and note why they are examples of irony.
Essay Topic 3
The author uses some important instances of flashbacks in the story. Explain what a flashback is and cite at least two making sure to explain what makes each a flashback.
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