The Witch of Blackbird Pond Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Elizabeth George Speare
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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. Until moving to the colonies, what role does religion play in Kit's life?

2. Who comes to Kit's defense when Matthew gets angry about Kit's outfit?

3. How does Nat view slavery?

4. What are two sentiments that are deeply ingrained in the Colonies?

5. How does Kit feel about having to go to prayer meeting?

Short Essay Questions

1. In Chapter 6, what role is Andros playing in the Colonies?

2. On the journey up the river to Wethersfield, what observations does Kit make about some of her fellow passengers?

3. How does Matthew react when he sees the dresses Kit has given his daughters?

4. What causes a tense moment between Dr. Bulkeley and Matthew while they are dining together at the Woods' house after prayer meeting?

5. When the guests leave in Chapter 7, what do Mercy and Judith share with Kit and how does this make her feel?

6. When they leave the morning prayer service, what news is Kit appalled to learn?

7. How are Mercy and Kit's approaches to teaching the children different?

8. Describe Hannah's first interaction with Kit.

9. How is the town of Saybrook described?

10. Who is John Holbrook and what warning does he give to Kit Tyler while they are aboard the Dolphin?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Define narrative voice and the three most common types of narrative mode. What narrative mode is used in this novel? Please state whether or not you agree with the narrative mode the author uses in this novel and why.

Essay Topic 2

Please note who the main character is in "The Witch of Blackbird Pond" and list at least four minor characters and their roles in the story. How do these characters contribute to the story? Why are they included?

Essay Topic 3

Please explain Kit's view of slavery and where her view comes from. Compare and contrast this with the Wethersfield view of slavery. Initially, how do you think Kit's view of slavery affects her view of hard manual labor? What is her view of doing work at the beginning of the book? How it is at the end?

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