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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. Who drives the vehicle that arrives to pick up the cat?
2. Who does the Main Character discover is originally from Hokkaido?
3. What does the Main Character discover at the unlucky bend in the road?
4. How does the person who picks up the cat feel about caring for the cat?
5. What strategy do the Girlfriend and the Main Character come up with for hunting the sheep?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the importance of time to the characters in Chapter 24?
2. What explanation does the Sheep Man give for the Girlfriend's disappearance?
3. Explain how the Sheep Professor came to his current state of being.
4. Why is the Rat able to destroy the Sheep?
5. Why is the Sheep able to control the Rat?
6. How does the Limo Driver feel about the cat?
7. Is the Cat or the Main Character more at home in the world? Please fully support your answer.
8. Do the Girlfriend's ears help the quest while staying at the Dolphin Hotel?
9. Why does the Main Character feel that he is being used as a pawn?
10. How is isolation and alienation of the characters apparent in Chapters 25 and 26?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
Is the Main Character a strong person? Support your answer with specifics from A Wild Sheep Chase.
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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