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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What street goes to the "black people's location"?
2. With whom, during an argument, does Pieter declare that he gives when he is given to?
3. Pieter vowed to give his life to God if there was no _____ in the dark.
4. In Chapter 4, who tells the lieutenant to find the child if he wants to find Stephanie?
5. Who plays music to help Pieter calm down?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Pieter feel unclean after returning home to Nella from taking Stephanie the money for a lawyer?
2. Who went on the van Vlaanderen family picnic and who went bird watching during this picnic?
3. After being with Stephanie a second time, the lieutenant is even more upset with himself. How does he respond to being asked to be a diaken?
4. What is the history of Pieter and his father regarding stamps?
5. After losing both jobs, what happened when Stephanie went back to court?
6. Why was the young dominee so sad?
7. Why does Pieter ask Johannes about Esther?
8. Why does Frans go to see Sophie at the captain's house?
9. What happens when Pieter takes Stephanie the money so she will not have to break the law to get money?
10. Why does Stephanie come to Pieter's house?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Each character's response to Pieter's involvement with Stephanie reveals something about them. Discuss this unveiling for Kappie, Sophie, Koos, Jakob, Pieter's mother, Vorster, and Pieter's younger sister and the captain.
Essay Topic 2
The new dominee in Chapter 10 delivers a sermon significantly impacting the congregation. What does he say? What is his demeanor when delivering the sermon? What impact do the words and/or the delivery have on Pieter and others of the congregation? Finally, how does the sermon parallel with the racist standards of their society?
Essay Topic 3
Dick, Smith, Pieter and the captain have all violated the Immorality Act in this story. Discuss each situation and provide a brief analysis of how each character's actions and corresponding outcomes reflect the legal and religious views of the society in which they live, as well as what each incident reveals about each character.
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