Final Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Mr. Fraunces' response to Willy's tale about her past?
2. What does Willy scream at Captain Ivers?
3. What does Mr. Fraunces tell Willy to do?
4. Why is Jack in trouble with Captain Ivers?
5. What example set by Horace does Willy say she'll do?
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the following:
1. Compare/contrast the relationship of the United States to England of today with that of the two countries (or almost to be country) then. Do you think forgiveness took time?
2. Many countries who have fought bitterly in the past have excellent relations today. Discuss two such countries and analyze how you think those two countries were able to do so.
3. There are some countries that have never been able to reconcile their differences no matter how much time passes. Discuss two such countries and why you think they are unable to do so.
4. Discuss someone with whom you have had a very difficult time in the past and are now on friendly terms with. What changed? How were you able to reconcile your differences? Are you glad you did?
Essay Topic 2
Many authors if queried would admit that they have an agenda for writing a particular novel. Discuss the following:
1. Define and give examples of the concept of "author agenda."
2. Do you think Collier has an agenda in mind when he writes War Comes to Willy Freeman?
3. What do you think would be Collier's agenda(s) (if he has one)? Give examples to illustrate how the agenda is fulfilled.
4. Do you think writers who have an agenda for writing should point it out in a preface?
5. How often do you think fiction is written with a clear agenda in mind by the author?
Essay Topic 3
Characters are an important part of what makes War Comes to Willy Freeman interesting. Discuss the following:
1. Thoroughly discuss and analyze Willy. What are her strengths? Her weaknesses? How does she contribute to the plot? Is she a sympathetic character? Is she always likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.
2. Thoroughly discuss and analyze the character of Horace. What are his strengths? His weaknesses? How does he contribute to the plot? Is he a sympathetic character? Is he ever likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.
3. Thoroughly discuss and analyze the character of Captain Ivers. What are his strengths? His weaknesses? How does he contribute to the plot? Is he a sympathetic character? Is he always likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.
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