English Exam 1: Malachi's Cove
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his young granddaughter Mally Trenglos
When Old Glos gets too old and frail to work, who does he enlist to continue the work and provide for him?
The families disagree about the right to harvest seaweed at the cove.
What is the principal conflict in Malachi's Cove?
She was forced to work even harder to gather more seaweed to maintain their lifestyle
What was the result for Mally when the price of seaweed dropped?
Others, especially Mr. Guniffe, will believe that Mally murdered Barty and treat the Trengloses unfairly
Due to their poverty and previous unfair treatment by others, what does Old Glos tell Mally after Barty's injury?
They are certain that Mally precipitated the accident
Who did the Gunliffe's originally fault for Barty's mishap?
He kissed her hand
What act of affection did Barty show Mally as he recovered?
"They have murdered him - they have murdered him!"
As Barty was laying on the sand where Mally had left him after the rescue, what did Mrs. Gunliffe shriek?
"If he has come by his death between you, your blood shall be taken for his."
Before they descended into the cove, what did Mr. Gunliffe say to Mally?
"Mally, thou art my child now, and I shall think of thee so."
Before walking home by herself after visiting Barty, whit what words did Mrs. Gunliffe reassure Mally that she would be cared for?
It suggests that, eventually, they will show themselves to be evenhanded, decent people
What does the fact that the Gunliffe's ask first, before just taking seaweed from the cove, suggest about their personalities?
Which character's instincts about the integrity of others proves to be the most precise?
That, even though she has cursed Barty and his actions, she will help him
Because Mally always puts her grandfather's needs above her own, what can we predict she may do when her rival, Barty, is in trouble?
It shows his acceptance and approval of Mally
Why did Mr. Gunliffe hold Mally's hand as they went together to the Gunliffe farm to see Barty for the first time after his accident?