This House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How far was the new ranch that McGrath was leasing from the Camas ranch?

2. What flocks of birds did Charlie, Bessie, and Ivan see when they were on the reservation range?

3. How many days of the year did Gertie Chadwick keep her cafe open?

4. Where would Ivan have a layover when he took the train to and from Northwestern?

5. What had one of Ivan's cousins gone to college to learn?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Compare and contrast the marriages of Bessie and Tom, Charlie and Berneta, Charlie and Ruth, and Ivan and Carol. Use examples from This House of Sky.

Essay Topic 2

Discuss Ivan's relationship with his grandmother. Use examples from the book.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss why to Ivan his high school years were a regiment of calm rather than the torchlit, raucous time that many high schoolers experience. Use examples from the book.

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