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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 trees are described throughout the forest in Chapter 1: “The Trail of Meat”?
2. What animal kills One-Eye in Chapter 6: “The Grey Cub”?
3. White Fang discovers and devours a nest of what birds on his first foray from the den in Chapter 7: “The Wall of the World”?
4. How many dogs does Bill say came to eat dinner on their first night in Chapter 1: “The Trail of Meat”?
5. How does the narrator describe the contractions of the wolves’ muscles as they run in Chapter 4: “The Battle of the Fangs”?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is strange about Bill’s feeding of the sled-dogs in Chapter 1: “The Trail of Meat”?
2. Where does the She-Wolf go in the end of Chapter 4: “The Battle of the Fangs”? Who accompanies her?
3. What are the main characters of Chapter 1: “The Trail of Meat” transporting? What sound follows them?
4. To what setting does the narrative shift in Chapter 4: “The Battle of the Fangs”? What action do the wolves take?
5. What is the setting of Chapter 1: “The Trail of Meat”? Where are the travelers going?
6. What does Henry do after Bill’s death in Chapter 3: “The Hunger Cry”?
7. How do the wolves become more brazen throughout Chapter 2: “The She-Wolf”?
8. What action leads to Bill’s death in Chapter 3: “The Hunger Cry”? How is his death related?
9. What happens on the second night as the men continue their journey in Chapter 2: “The She-Wolf”?
10. What is the setting of Chapter 5: “The Lair”? How many cubs does the She-Wolf have?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss White Fang’s encounter with his mother in Part 3: “The Gods of the Wild.” Why does Kiche growl and run White Fang off when he approaches her at her lair? How does White Fang feel about his mother’s behavior? How does he respond?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the plot structure of Part 1: “The Wild.” In what ways is this section of the book patterned as a short story? How well developed are the characters and setting in Part 1? Who are the protagonists, and how does this change in the following sections of the book?
Essay Topic 3
Describe and analyze the climax of Part 1: “The Wild.” What is the point of greatest tension for the protagonists? How does the author effectively build this tension? What are examples of foreshadowing that predict the outcome of Bill?
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