Part A: Value: 15 marks
Below are listed 15 words. Use them correctly in the sentences that follow.
notarized - vertigo - candid - separation - comprehensive - notion - adverse - apprehensive - reprehensible - reparation - adjourned - candidacy - versatility - prepare - diurnal
1. David's ____ about the geographical position of Waknuk was very vague.
2. A _____ "certificate of normalcy" was necessary before a new-born baby would be recognized in Waknuk.
3. Joseph Strorm had a(n) ____ attitude towards any form of deviation.
4. A farmer in Waknuk had to possess great _____ to be successful.
5. David suffered a moment of _____ when he looked down the steep banks of the gully.
6 . Mr. Strorm had made a _____ study of "The Norm" as the "Image of God".
7. For Mr. Strorm, David's blasphemy was extremely _____
8. David was very _____ about what would happen to Sophie if she was ever found out.
9. The people from Waknuk failed to _____ themselves properly for an attack by the people from the Fringes.
10. _____ from civilization and banishment to the Fringes was a punishment for all mutants.
11. Mr. Strorm had to pay _____ for the damage he had done to Ben Daker's wife in connection with the tailless cat.
12. The judge _____ the trial of the Wender's for three days.
13. Dogs and cats are _____ animals, unlike owls and bats which are night creatures.
14. David and Rosalind had to be _____ with each other, because of their telepathic abilities.
15. Joseph Strorm announced his _____ for mayor of Waknuk at a general meeting.
PART B: Value: 25 marks
Describe "blasphemy" and "offence". Give an example of each, then tell how each of these are treated in Waknuk.
PART C: Value: 20 marks
Why is David's home life a rather uninviting one?
PART D: Value: 20 marks
What is Uncle Axel's purpose in the novel?
PART E: Value: 20 marks
Describe Aunt Harriet's contribution to the novel.