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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Tengo discusses which Russian writer?
2. Who is killed by Aomame?
3. Which animal is discovered on Aomame's balcony?
4. Tengo wonders if Aomame has given her secret feelings to the _____.
5. In which month does the novella win the prize?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain how 1984 becomes "1Q84" from the first moment it is noticed by Aomame. Explain how Aomame and Tengo become involved in "1Q84".
Essay Topic 2
Examine Tengo's relationship with his father. Why does Tengo think that his father might not be his biological father? Why does the older man insist that Tengo stay at the Sanitarium? What is wrong with Tengo's father? What causes the coma? What causes the man's death? How does it affect Tengo?
Essay Topic 3
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?
This section contains 187 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)