Grammardog Teacher's Guide contains 16 quizzes for this novel. All sentences are from the novel. Figurative language includes: "Tents sprang up like strange plants." "The trees began softly to sing a hymn of twilight." "He was a slang phrase." "His tongue lay dead in the tomb of his mouth." "The guns squatted in a row like savage chiefs. They argued with abrupt violence. It was a grim pow wow." Sensory imagery includes: "rustled like silk," "the odor of the peaceful pines," "swallowed another sandwich," "a glaring fire wine-tinted the waters of the river," "banshee shrieks of shells," "warm comfort of the blanket," "the bugles called to each other."