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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. How does the Main Character first meet his girlfriend?
2. What does the Strange Man tell the Main Character about the object seen through the magnifying glass?
3. What does the Main Character say about honest work in Chapter 7?
4. What illness does the Boss have?
5. What does the Girlfriend tell the Main Character just before she shows him her ears for the first time?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is revealed about the Main Character through his conversations with J and the Rat's female friend?
2. How does the Main Character feel about the death of his former lover?
3. Why do the Main Character and the Business Partner disagree on the direction of their business?
4. Does the Main Character respect the former lover who dies in Chapter 1?
5. What is the significance of the Rat's second letter?
6. What do the woman's beautiful ears indicate about her?
7. Does the Main Character flaunt the authority of the Strange Man?
8. How important is the cat to the Main Character?
9. How does the Strange Man continue to threaten the Main Character in Chapter 22?
10. Is the Boss a respectable person?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The labels used instead of names send strong messages about the characters in A Wild Sheep Chase. Select three characters and analyze the message sent by the label given by the author. Explain how the story would be different if names were used.
Essay Topic 2
Select three characters from the novel, and explain how each plays a significant role in the awakening and character development of the Main Character.
Essay Topic 3
Is it the isolation or the passivity of humans that makes it easiest for the Sheep to control humans? Explain with numerous examples from the novel.
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