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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. Who is president of the welfare committee?
2. Who does the lieutenant secretly confide in about the young man's trouble?
3. With whom, during an argument, does Pieter declare that he gives when he is given to?
4. The lieutenant is not just the young man's friend, he is also his what?
5. How old is Pieter when he is forbidden to continue to collect stamps?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Japie's revelation about the note that Pieter found pinned to his door cause Pieter relief?
2. Who is Moffie and why does Pieter envy him?
3. Why does Stephanie talk to Pieter on the street?
4. Why does Pieter get so upset about Nella's response to his letter?
5. When Japie brought Pieter back home, what did Pieter do?
6. Why does Pieter yell "can't you read" to Steyn?
7. Why does Stephanie come to Pieter's house?
8. According to Chapter 6, who is Smith?
9. What did Sophie discover about the captain and Stephanie after they left Pieter at his house?
10. How does Pieter cleanse the smell of kakiebos from his greatcoat after being with Stephanie, and how does he plan to cleanse himself from such corruption?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What was Pieter and Jakob's relationship like when Pieter was a child? How did this relationship change? How did Pieter and Jakob get along after Pieter gave him the bird book? How and why did this relationship change?
Essay Topic 2
Pieter's mother is woven throughout this story as someone who loves all, unconditionally. How does this character compare with the God portrayed in their religion and how they react to who He is in their lives and who she is to her family and the community?
Essay Topic 3
How does the author convey happiness in Chapters 13 and 14? How does this affect the story's pace, tone, etc.? Use details from settings and character interactions to support your responses.
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