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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Tarwater say he was a fool?
2. What does the receptionist observe about Rayber?
3. What does Tarwater do to the forked tree by the burned cabin?
4. What does Tarwater do at the end of the trip out into the lake?
5. What does Rayber see where Mason's cabin used to be?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast Rayber and Tarwater in terms of their religious beliefs, feelings and histories.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast Tarwater's life with Mason to his life with Rayber. Consider the values, actions, locations and emotions involved. Also analyze the impact on Tarwater.
Essay Topic 3
Tarwater embarks on a spiritual journey in this novel. Analyze the use of symbolism, roads and cars for example, in the construction of his journey. How does his journey end and what does this mean to mankind?
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