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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In his office, Pieter awaited a call from Pretoria for more supplies. Who came in that he thought about telling them about Stephanie?
2. Who sees the letter and the money Pieter leaves behind and runs to Slabbert's field to look for Pieter?
3. Who took leave in Natal?
4. How many people went on the family picnic that Pieter's dad had announced?
5. When asked by the magistrate, who suggests it would be best to remove Stephanie's child?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In the story, Jakob's decision to take away Pieter's stamp collection affected outcomes. How does this decision and the outcomes parallel with Pieter's decision to become involved with Stephanie and the resulting outcomes?
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
How does the dichotomy of Pieter's personality symbolize the dichotomy of the country? Support responses with a focus on character interactions and behaviors from the story. For example, Nella is so calm and pleasant on the outside, and yet so judgmental, critical and racist on the inside.
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