The Water Is Wide Test | Final Test - Hard

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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 time of day does Pat Conroy enjoy on the river?

2. How high is the basketball basket on Yamacraw Island?

3. In Chapter 8, how does Pat Conroy confront the school administration?

4. What do the boys wear to graduation?

5. How do the students feel about Mrs. Brown?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Examine the prejudice the children on Yamacraw Island will have to face beyond just the color of their skin.

Essay Topic 2

Examine Pat Conroy's concern that the children of Yamacraw are not treated fairly by their country.

1) What opportunities do the children lack?

2) Who is willing to help them get ahead?

3) Why does their struggle for success seem hopeless?

Essay Topic 3

Write an essay supporting or refuting the following statement, citing examples from the text: When Pat Conroy tries to keep the peace with Mrs. Brown at the school, he is doing the children a disservice.

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