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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 does the mirror reveal about the Sheep Man?
2. What does the Main Character discover when he wakes up in Chapter 33?
3. Who drives the vehicle that arrives to pick up the cat?
4. What does the Main Character do on the seventh day of the trip to help locate the Rat?
5. Where do the Girlfriend and the Main Character first go to plan their strategy after exiting their flight?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the Dolphin Hotel.
2. Is the Sheep Man a part of the physical or the spiritual world?
3. How does the Sheep Professor's information help the Main Character on his quest?
4. How does the Limo Driver feel about the cat?
5. Is the Cat or the Main Character more at home in the world? Please fully support your answer.
6. How does the Main Character react to the Girlfriend's sudden disappearance?
7. Was the Main Character a good choice for the Strange Man's sheep finding mission?
8. Explain the caretaker's feelings about escorting the Main Character and the Girlfriend up that mountain.
9. Why is the Rat able to destroy the Sheep?
10. Explain how the Sheep Professor came to his current state of being.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Many instances of foreshadowing are used in A Wild Sheep Chase.
1) Select an instance of foreshadowing that is related to mysticism or power and explain its significance.
2) Select an instance of foreshadowing that is simply a literary technique and is unrelated to the power of a character or object. Explain its significance.
3) Which instance of foreshadowing is more effective? Why?
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
Which character do you feel makes the greatest sacrifice in the novel? Analyze and support your answer with evidence from the book.
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