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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Mr. Semmes give Boon as a bonus with the whiskey order?
2. What does Boon hit when he misses while shooting at a black man?
3. Who is the young man who shows up at age 21 looking for his inheritance?
4. Where do the men have to follow Old Ben after the dogs find his trail?
5. McCaslin thinks that the men who wrote the Bible were sometimes ____________.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
The reader is introduced to some Native American beliefs and tradition through the character of Sam Fathers. Cite at least three examples of Native American folklore in the book and note why you selected these examples as representative of the Native American culture.
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