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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 Sheep Professor tell Main Character and the Girlfriend that the sheep plans to do?
2. What fantasy does the man have as he is cooking dinner in Chapter 35?
3. Whose suicide is revealed in Part 8?
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 Main Character find outside of the villa that indicates someone, other than the Rat, has been there?
Short Essay Questions
1. Is the Sheep Man a part of the physical or the spiritual world?
2. Explain how the Sheep Professor came to his current state of being.
3. Why does the Main Character feel that he is being used as a pawn?
4. Describe the Dolphin Hotel.
5. What is the importance of time to the characters in Chapter 24?
6. Do the Girlfriend's ears help the quest while staying at the Dolphin Hotel?
7. How is isolation and alienation of the characters apparent in Chapters 25 and 26?
8. What indicates that the Main Character's journey to Junitaki may be a hazardous one?
9. How are the sheep at the sheep farm similar to the people that the Sheep is trying to control?
10. Was the Main Character a good choice for the Strange Man's sheep finding mission?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What events in A Wild Sheep Chase are most important in changing the Main Character's perception of the importance of friendship and relationships? Refer to specific incidences and outcomes to support your response.
Essay Topic 2
The mystical quality of the novel is enhanced by the power of certain characters that drive the plot in specific directions.
1) Is the Main Character helped on his journey in A Wild Sheep Chase by divine guidance or is he merely a pawn of the Strange Man?
2) How would the story be different without the girlfriend?
Essay Topic 3
The Main Character goes through an awakening during the course of A Wild Sheep Chase. Analyze this awakening with specific events from the story. Consider symbolism, setting and relationships used to further the character development.
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