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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How did the pony get loose?
2. Who is sent to get a doctor?
3. Who is Ike's cousin and partner now?
4. How many old bullets do the men find in Old Ben?
5. What does McCaslin do when he arrives in camp?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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 3
Compare and contrast Ike and his cousin, McCaslin. How are they different? How are they similar? What beliefs do they have in common and what beliefs separate them?
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