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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Ike thinks God wants man to care for the earth and __________________.
2. Who drives Ike and Boon to the railroad line?
3. What does Mr. Semmes give Boon as a bonus with the whiskey order?
4. What month is it when Chapter 3 begins?
5. Who owned the land that Ike and McCaslin now own?
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
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 3
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?
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