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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. How much does the man pay for the item in #169?
2. Robert is secretly making plans to go to _____________ to live.
3. Who sent the letter that Karl is now able to get at the post office?
4. How does Kristina cook the family's meals?
5. When does Robert plan to tell Karl that Robert is leaving?
Short Essay Questions
1. When does Robert decide to leave Minnesota and what does he tell Karl about it?
2. What does Karl discover in the woods that makes him approach Robert about the veracity of his Indian attack story?
3. What does Karl produce that allows him to make a little bit of money?
4. Why does Kristina seem to have more tolerance for Ulrika than Karl does?
5. How does Karl get the money to pick up the letter from Sweden?
6. Why is Kristina so melancholy as she unpacks the trunk?
7. What motivates Karl to work even harder on the new cabin, with whose help does it get accomplished, and how is the home celebrated?
8. What is Robert's plan for his future?
9. Explain how Karl and Robert are very much alike even though they do not think so.
10. Describe some of the expenditures Karl has in the building of the house.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Create a brief character study of Karl Oskar. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him during his lifetime?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the role of the family in UNTO A GOOD LAND. What does it mean for each of the main characters? How does the family evolve in its support of each other? How do all the passengers on the ship become a family of sorts? How are they bound like a family is bound together? Why is this bond stronger than natural ones in some cases?
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