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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 is the only piece of furniture in the shanty?
2. When does Robert plan to tell Karl that Robert is leaving?
3. What does the family use as a dining table in their shanty?
4. Who does Karl tell Kristina that the letter is from?
5. Ulrika has also turned down a marriage proposal from a ______________ man in town.
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Karl get the money to pick up the letter from Sweden?
2. How does Robert convince Karl that he can take care of himself?
3. What are some of the signs in nature that signal the coming of Spring?
4. How does Karl learn what Anders' secret is?
5. Why is the table that Karl builds such a significant element for the home?
6. Describe some of the expenditures Karl has in the building of the house.
7. What does Karl produce that allows him to make a little bit of money?
8. What differing opinions do Karl, Kristina and Robert each have about Indians?
9. What advice does Robert give Arvid regarding his commitment to Danjel?
10. What does Karl discover in the woods that makes him approach Robert about the veracity of his Indian attack story?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of struggle. Identify at least two examples about struggle in the book. Then explain how each example supports the theme of struggle.
Essay Topic 2
Project into the future ten years and write a brief synopsis for Karl Oskar's life. Be sure to include emotional states as well as physical characteristics, geographic locations, work, hobbies, and socialization. Will he ever return to Sweden?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss Moberg's writing style. How is he different from other writers of his time? What are some of his characteristic writing techniques? Identify some examples of his classic style in UNTO A GOOD LAND.
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