Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of Grandma Hutto's little white dog?
2. After his father's attack, what relationship does Jody have with the animal that attacked him?
3. Who chooses the new name, Flag, for Jody's new fawn?
4. As Penny and Jody are traveling to the Forrester home, which stories does Penny tell his son?
5. Who is watching over Jody when he awakens from the fistfight?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why are the Baxter and Forrester men glad that Fodder Wing is not alive to prowl the woods with them?
2. What happens to make the Baxter family realize that Old Slewfoot has returned?
3. How does the family react to seeing the first frost of the year?
4. How does it happen that Jody kills his first bear?
5. How do each of Jody's parents react to the fact that he has been rambling in the woods all morning rather than doing his chores?
6. After Fodder Wing's death, what does Jody realize about nature?
7. After hunting the wolves in the woods, why must Penny put all his trust in Buck Forrester?
8. What prompts Jody to change his opinion of Twink?
9. How does the Baxter family feel about the need to have a watering well?
10. How is Penny coping with his groin injury at the time of Flag's bad behavior?
After Flag's death, Jody decides that running away from his family is the best option.
Part 1.) Describe Jody's plans to run away and how he will execute those plans.
Part 2.) Explain the emotions that Jody felt when he was running away and his motivations for wanting to leave his family behind.
Part 3.) Describe the lessons that Jody learned while he was on the run and what his conclusions about life with his family were.
Buck Forrester enters the Baxter family's life as a beacon of light. Gradually, as the novel progresses, that light begins to fade. Describe how Buck Forrester functions as a beacon of light and explain how the changing character of Buck Forrester signals to the reader that darkness is quickly approaching the Baxter family.
In the rising climax of the novel, the fight between the Forrester and Baxter family comes to a head at the Volusia Christmas party.
Part 1.) Explain what happened in the final fight between the two families.
Part 2.) Explain why Grandma Hutto decided to lie to Oliver about the events.
Part 3.) Describe what the final effects of the fight were on both families and their relationship to each other and the woods.
This section contains 944 words
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