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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many grandchildren does the dowager have?
2. What does Aomame drink as she sits on her balcony?
3. Tengo and Fuka-Eri prepare for ___.
4. What composer's music is playing in the radio in the taxi?
5. The Professor believes that Tengo is ____.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write a complete character description of Aomame. Include the character's physical, emotional, mental and spiritual state at various times in the book. Include Aomame's personal and professional information as well as the character's role in the story. What makes Aomame a compelling character? How could the character be improved?
Essay Topic 2
Examine the concept of 1Q84. What is it? Why did Aomame develop the name? What does it mean? What does the "Q" stand for? What year does it replace? How is 1Q84 different from the ordinary year? What causes Aomame to develop this concept? Is the concept valid? How does one arrive in 1Q84? How does one leave? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
List at least three examples in which the author uses foreshadowing to prompt the reader to predict upcoming events.
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