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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many strangers have shown up in camp to watch the hunt for Old Ben?
2. What month is it when Chapter 3 begins?
3. Which relative of Ike's was caught having an affair with a black cook?
4. What is an important motif throughout Chapter 4?
5. Who dies at sundown?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Create a brief character study of Sam Fathers. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him--if anything--at this point in his life?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the Old Ben. What is his role in the story? What was the author trying to accomplish by creating Old Ben in the story?
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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