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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where do Toshiko and H go when they move out of the Church?
2. What does H promise to do in order to help his father's business?
3. Who does Nosaka blame Japan's devastation on?
4. Where does Mr. Naito live?
5. What does Mrs. Tazaki want to swap her sweet potatoes for?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Throughout the novel, H observes the actions and reactions of the people closest to him. The manner in which these characters handle situations leading up to and during the war affects their relationships with the young, impressionable H. Choose a character from the novel and discuss how a) the events of the war affected their relationship with H, and b) how they personally influenced H's opinions of the war.
Essay Topic 2
The atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki had a major effect on the war in the Pacific. Explain how this is made evident in the novel.
Essay Topic 3
Christianity is practiced by many in Japan, including the Senoh family. Prior to and during the war, how is Christianity viewed in the eyes of:
c) Japan as a whole
This section contains 256 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)