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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 young boy who offers Willy a ride carrying?
2. Whom does Willy go to see for help?
3. Why does Willy reveal that she's a girl to Horace?
4. Where does Horace suggest they get a meal?
5. What college do Willy and Mr. Goodrich pass on the way to the courthouse?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Willy plan to get her letter delivered to her aunt Betsy?
2. What tips does Horace give Willy about lying when Willy lies about why she has no money?
3. How does Willy get a letter written to her aunt Betsy?
4. What does Mr. Goodrich want when he asks for Willy in the tavern one day?
5. What does Willy learn from the woman when Willy returns to Canvas Town with some money?
6. How do the British treat the American prisoners who are disembarking from the prison ships?
7. Why does Mr. Fraunces send Willy to the dock in April?
8. How does Willy feel about what Mr. Goodrich tells her?
9. What does Willy continue to do in Chapter 11?
10. Why does Willy decide to stay dressed in britches?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Oftentimes, a book has more of a character-driven plot rather than action driven, and oftentimes the other way. Some books seem to balance the two. Discuss the following:
1. What do you think it means to say that a plot is character driven? Action driven?
2. How do you think a plot differs if it is character driven versus action driven?
3. Which type of plot do you find more interesting? Why?
4. Do you think it is possible to have a plot where action and character development share equal time? Why or why not.
5. Is War Comes to Willy Freeman action or character driven? Explain your response.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss one of the following:
1. Thoroughly analyze how the setting informs the plot in War Comes to Willy Freeman.
2. Trace and analyze one major theme of War Comes to Willy Freeman. How is the theme represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
3. Trace and analyze two secondary themes of War Comes to Willy Freeman. How are the themes represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
Essay Topic 3
War Comes to Willy Freeman is set during the time of the American Revolutionary War in the Northeast of what will later become the United States. Discuss the following:
1. Research and write an informative essay about the highlights of the American Revolutionary War, particularly along the Eastern seaboard from Connecticut to New York City. What are the major battles that take place there? Was there a battle that took place near Stratford, Connecticut?
2. Compare/Contrast the differences between the British fighting techniques and the American fighting techniques during the American Revolutionary War. What are some of the contributing factors to the Americans winning the war?
3. Research and write an informative essay on the treatment of prisoners during the American Revolutionary War by both the Americans and the British. How did they differ? How were they alike? Would the treatment have violated the Geneva Convention if it had been in force at that time? Was the treatment moral? Humane?
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