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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. During the naming discussion in Chapter 24, what object is mentioned as a thing that is not named?
2. What do the Main Character and the Girlfriend observe as they go further up the mountain road?
3. Who admits, after revealing the Rat's situation, to having sent the Girlfriend away?
4. Whom does the Main Character get to agree to pickup himself and the Girlfriend at 8:00 the next morning in Chapter 31?
5. 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?
Short Essay Questions
1. Was the Main Character a good choice for the Strange Man's sheep finding mission?
2. Who is responsible for the Strange Man's death?
3. What is the importance of time to the characters in Chapter 24?
4. Why is the Sheep able to control the Rat?
5. Is the Sheep Man a part of the physical or the spiritual world?
6. How does the Sheep Professor's information help the Main Character on his quest?
7. Aside from her powerful ears, is the Girlfriend a help or a hindrance to the Main Character?
8. How does the Main Character react to the Girlfriend's sudden disappearance?
9. What factors contribute to the eerie feeling of the area near the villa in Junitaki?
10. Describe the Dolphin Hotel.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Which character do you feel makes the greatest sacrifice in the novel? Analyze and support your answer with evidence from the book.
Essay Topic 3
The Will, the Gain, and the empire define the existence of the Sheep in A Wild Sheep Chase.
1) Explain how the Will, the Gain, and the empire come into existence in the novel.
2) Explain what situations could have existed or occurred that would have prevented these things from occurring.
3) Analyze how the Will, the Gain, and the empire in the novel relate to the world you live in.
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