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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the man who sells the whiskey to Boon and Ike?
2. What does Mr. Semmes give Boon as a bonus with the whiskey order?
3. To what city do Ike and Boon catch a train?
4. Which of the following does Ike not mention when talking about the future of the South?
5. Ike believes he shares the same ancestry with _______________.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of man vs. nature. Identify at least two themes about man vs. nature in the book. Then cite an example to support each theme you name.
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
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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