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Woods Runner

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2010

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Exam Answer Key

Multiple Choice

1. B (Various Chapters)

2. B (Chapter 2)

3. D (Various Chapters)

4. A (Various Chapters)

5. A (Various Chapters)

6. D (Various Chapters)

7. C (Various Chapters)

8. B (Various Chapters)

9. A (Various Chapters)

10. B (Chapter 11)

11. D (Various Chapters)

12. C (Various Chapters)

13. D (Various Chapters)

Long Answer

1. In the wilderness animals kill for survival–either to protect themselves or for food, killing is rarely senseless. In the novel, however, Samuel frequently comments on the senseless killing of innocent people for no apparent reason other than the spoils of war. (Various chapters)

2. Woods Runner is a historical fiction novel. The author’s intent is to illustrate the difficulty of navigating war-torn America, the senselessness of war, and to describe life on the frontier in Colonial America. The reader develops a deeper understanding of America during the revolutionary period through Paulsen’s narrative. (Various chapters)

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