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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 does Sean plan to do to protest Katrina's request?
2. Who does Candy turn to for comfort after she finds out that Duff has left?
3. What does Katrina do before she leaves Sean?
4. How does Duff start to feel about Candy after Duff and Sean find success and are building their new home?
5. What attacks Duff?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the Christmas celebration in Chapter 24 differ from the previous year?
2. Why does Sean return so quickly to Candy's Deep alone in Chapter 21?
3. Sean takes Duff's death really hard. What gets him to finally laugh again?
4. What does Mbejane mean when he compares Sean to a stallion who does not know how to kick down a fence?
5. Describe Duff's reaction to the rabid jackal attack?
6. Sean welcomes the Leroux's to his camp, but the mood quickly changes. What happens that causes the mood to change, and what happens with the Leroux's return?
7. Along with access to water, why do the men decide to travel away from the desert?
8. Why does Sean need to bring a priest back to the camp so quickly?
9. Duff and Sean didn't believe Max when he first approached them in Chapter 28. What factors influence them and make them change their mind?
10. What happens to Duff when he finally shows signs of rabies?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Duff is a good business man and has really good ideas on how to make his and Sean's venture successful. Describe three things Duff is responsible for toward making Candy's Deep a success.
Essay Topic 2
Duff is attacked by a rabid jackal and has to go through the pain of injuries and the pain of waiting to see if he is going to become rabid as well. After 18 days, the dog involved in the fight does become rabid. Describe the array of feelings Duff goes through between the attack and the day that he finally succumbs to rabies. What techniques does the author use to take the reader through Duff's emotions and Sean's emotions? What emotions is the author trying to portray?
Essay Topic 3
The argument between Duff and Sean is an argument that is still being had today. While hunting for ivory is now illegal, what are your views on the actions of the two men? Compare and contrast each side of the argument and give your own opinion on the subject.
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