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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 Main Character discover at the unlucky bend in the road?
2. Where does the Sheep Professor tell the Main Character and the Girlfriend that it is considered a blessing for a sheep to enter a human?
3. What best describes the appearance of the Dolphin Hotel?
4. Who is the Sheep Professor?
5. Where does the Main Character find sheep wool?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does the Main Character feel that he is being used as a pawn?
2. Why is the Rat able to destroy the Sheep?
3. Is the Cat or the Main Character more at home in the world? Please fully support your answer.
4. Explain the caretaker's feelings about escorting the Main Character and the Girlfriend up that mountain.
5. Is the Limo Driver an intelligent man?
6. How is isolation and alienation of the characters apparent in Chapters 25 and 26?
7. Why is the Sheep able to control the Rat?
8. How does the Sheep Professor's information help the Main Character on his quest?
9. How does the Limo Driver feel about the cat?
10. Do the Girlfriend's ears help the quest while staying at the Dolphin Hotel?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
Which chapter names are the best and the worst in A Wild Sheep Chase? Support your answer with a discussion of the effect of the title as it relates to themes and literary styles that may include foreshadowing, symbolism, character growth, plot development or anything else you find important to the story.
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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