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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which character has been pilfering food from William Blake in Poem 15?
2. Which character notices that stars are falling in Poem 10?
3. Which character mentioned in Poem 9 has been busy cleaning the inn?
4. Which two characters are right beside the tiger in Poem 14?
5. Which character receives emerald green boots in Poem 10?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the significance of the final scene in the Epilogue.
2. What does Blake urge his readers to do in the Epilogue?
3. Why is the fire contained in Poem 11?
4. How is the experience different for the tiger compared to the boy in Poem 10?
5. What is so special about the walk on the Milky Way described in Poem 10?
6. When the rabbit requests that everyone make room, what does the cow do in Poem 9?
7. When the rabbit requests that everyone make believe, what does the cow do in Poem 9?
8. What is unusual about the tailor's house in Poem 15?
9. What is a big difference between the rabbit and the cow in Poem 9?
10. What characters do the sunflowers move along with in Poem 8?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Certain relationships create a good foundation for the story. When Nancy asks her babysitter to tell her a bedtime story, they both interact in a very convincing manner. Describe why this relationship is believable.
Essay Topic 2
What is the significance of taking a spiritual journey versus just a physical one? How does this affect the boy in particular?
Part 1) What is the difference in the journeys of the boy versus the Rat?
Part 2) Describe the boy's experience at the end and how it varies greatly from his arrival. What new friends has he made? What fears has he conquered?
Part 3) Of all the travelers, who gains the most knowledge and understanding from this adventure? Why?
Essay Topic 3
What is the significance of the carpet to the Sunflowers? How do the Sunflowers reveal their personalities to Blake?
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