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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. The moose that is cornered by the wolf pack in Chapter 4: “The Battle of the Fangs” is said to weigh over how many pounds?
2. What color are White Fang’s siblings when he is still a cub in Chapter 6: “The Grey Cub”?
3. Where does Henry tell the men with the sleds that the body of Lord Henry is in the end of Chapter 3: “The Hunger Cry”?
4. What is the most prominent object on the sled in Chapter 1: “The Trail of Meat”?
5. What animal does One-Eye and She-Wolf catch outside of the Indian settlement in Chapter 4: “The Battle of the Fangs”?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the setting of Chapter 5: “The Lair”? How many cubs does the She-Wolf have?
2. What does Henry do with Lord Alfred in Chapter 3: “The Hunger Cry”? Why?
3. How does the narrator define the “law of meat” in Chapter 8: “The Law of Meat”?
4. How is the theme of survival of the fittest illustrated in White Fang?
5. How are the wolf cubs described in Chapter 6: “The Grey Cub”? Why do several of the cubs die?
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. Where does the She-Wolf go in the end of Chapter 4: “The Battle of the Fangs”? Who accompanies her?
9. What obstacle do the men face in their journey in the beginning of Chapter 3: “The Hunger Cry”?
10. What is the setting of Chapter 1: “The Trail of Meat”? Where are the travelers going?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe and analyze the characters of Grey Wolf and Three Eagles in Part 3: “The Gods of the Wild.” What is Grey Beaver’s role within the tribe? How much power does he have among his people? What relationship does Grey Beaver form with White Fang?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the use of a third-person omniscient narrator in White Fang. What are the advantages and disadvantages to this narrative style? How are White Fang’s thoughts portrayed? What are notable elements of the language in the novel?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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