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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is the woman held on the way home?
2. What does Uncle David sometimes do to earn extra money?
3. What kind of tool does Uncle David say Crazy Alen used to cut trees?
4. Where do Eldon and Wayne have a fight a few days after Wayne is angry at Uncle David?
5. How does the foreman get Alen out of the cabin?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Eldon talks about a time of division, such as the time between yesterday and today and the time between fall and winter. What does Eldon believe about the possibility that this division exists? What does Wayne believe? What do you believe? Why?
Essay Topic 2
Why do you believe the author presented the story in first-person? Were there other alternatives? What major aspects of the story would have changed if the author had changed the perspective?
Essay Topic 3
Who is Wayne? Father? Mother? Uncle David? Nels? How is each related to Eldon? Which of these relationships is/are most important to the story?
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