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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 does Sam not do after Old Ben is killed?
3. Which relative of Ike's was caught having an affair with a black cook?
4. What did Boon and Ike make according to Sam's instructions?
5. Who is the man who sells the whiskey to Boon and Ike?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There are several events of foreshadowing in the book. Define foreshadowing. Cite at least two situations in the story that serve as foreshadowing.
Essay Topic 2
Describe the overall setting for the story. Why does the author use the setting she does? What is the time period of the story? How important is the time period to the attitudes and issues of the characters?
Essay Topic 3
Describe Sam's evolving relationship with Ike. How does he gently guide him into becoming a man and being able to shoot and hunt properly? How does Sam teach Ike to live with peace and dignity and with respect for nature?
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