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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Theosophy?
2. Which of the children first grows tired of Aunt Mira's ministrations and leaves the home for other adventures?
3. While they are still children, what childish claim to fame does Raja have?
4. What does Tara see in Bim that she never saw before?
5. What papers does she decide to go through?
Essay Topic 1
What is the symbolism of the cow in the plot? Does it represent the innocence of the children, the indentured servitude of Aunt Mira, lost hopes, or is it just a cow?
Essay Topic 2
Read over the poetry lines used by the author in this novel, which are used as a plot device. What was the purpose of each insertion into the story line? Does it work?
Essay Topic 3
Why does Bim tell Tara to ask Raja to come see her and Baba, rather than Bim and Baba traveling to see Raja?
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