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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Boon's bullet hit the black woman?
2. At what age can the designated person collect the legacy?
3. Ike recalls a time when he bought ______________.
4. According to McCaslin, men fought the Civil War because of their love of the land and ______________.
5. The ledgers of the family indicate business dating back to _________________.
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
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
The scene where Old Ben is killed is the climax of the story and also a turning point for Ike in a few ways. Evaluate the scene and cite at least three ways that indicate that Ike is maturing and changing.
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