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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who has hatred in his heart toward Pieter, according to Sophie?
2. Who has accused Pieter of a crime?
3. Who does Jakob send to Nella after being told about Pieter's arrest and the charges?
4. According to Jakob, who told him he should not argue with such learned men as the Englishman that authored the bird book?
5. Who sees the letter and the money that Pieter leaves at home and runs to the vacant ground to look for Pieter?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Several times Pieter decides to confide in various people but does not. How does this affect the story? What is his relationship with each of them before he is found out and after he is found out?
Essay Topic 3
In Chapter 8, Paton has the social welfare department located in the old butchery. Discuss the significance of this location to the department, the community and the political/government atmosphere during these times.
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