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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. What best describes the Sheep Professor?
2. What does the Main Character discover at the unlucky bend in the road?
3. Whom is the Kipper referred to in the name of Chapter 24?
4. What does the person who agrees to pick up the Main Character and the Girlfriend at 8:00 the next morning in Chapter 31 warn him?
5. Where does the visitor to the villa tell the Main Character that the Rat is located?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain how the Sheep Professor came to his current state of being.
2. Was the Main Character a good choice for the Strange Man's sheep finding mission?
3. How are the sheep at the sheep farm similar to the people that the Sheep is trying to control?
4. Describe the Dolphin Hotel.
5. What factors contribute to the eerie feeling of the area near the villa in Junitaki?
6. What is the importance of time to the characters in Chapter 24?
7. How does the Limo Driver feel about the cat?
8. How does the Main Character react to the Girlfriend's sudden disappearance?
9. Why is the Rat able to destroy the Sheep?
10. Why is the Sheep able to control the Rat?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
A Wild Sheep Chase uses animal to make specific comments on humanity.
1) Define the author's apparent opinion on humans and animals.
2) Use the animals in the novel to explain the author's views on authority.
Essay Topic 2
In Chapter 28, the Caretaker tells the Main Character that is easy to care for 200 sheep because they are cooperative and want to be led. How does this statement work as a metaphor for the mediocrity of humanity in A Wild Sheep Chase? Write an analytical response using support from the novel.
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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