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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Mr. Naito live?
2. Where is everyone from the neighborhood staying?
3. After the bombing of Hiroshima, which country declares war on Japan?
4. What one item do H and Toshiko take with them from their burning home?
5. After the end of the war, who replaces the military as the figure of authority?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
War breeds suspicion, paranoia, and distrust. In the novel, we see these concepts exhibited on a global scale as well as within the smaller confines of Kobe. Discuss how these concepts are intensified by:
a) The Japanese military
b) The newspapers
c) Rumors circulating Kobe
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the relationship between H and his father with that of H and his mother.
Essay Topic 3
One of H's most prominent characteristics is his resourcefulness, which sometimes leads to trouble. Provide examples of H using his resourcefulness and determine whether or not he has a sense of right and wrong.
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