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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. After the assignment is finished, the writer decides to go where in Chapter 4?
2. Where does the protagonist go on assignment in Chapter 2?
3. What is the name of Yuki's mother in the novel?
4. Who does the bartender say the girl at the bar is waiting for in Chapter 6?
5. Where does the writer have breakfast in Chapter 14?
Short Essay Questions
1. What thoughts consume the protagonist in Chapter 13? Why?
2. What jealousies consume the protagonist in Chapter 14? Why?
3. What fantasy consumes the protagonist in Chapter 9?
4. How does the narrator describe the Dolphin Hotel in Chapter 1?
5. What stranger does the writer feel a strange connection with in Chapter 6?
6. Where does the protagonist decide to go after his assignment ends in Chapter 4? What does he find upon arrival?
7. How does the narrator compare the old Dolphin Hotel to its replacement in Chapter 6?
8. How does the protagonist describe the interior of the hotel in Chapter 5?
9. Where does the protagonist tell his business associates he must go in Chapter 3? Why?
10. Where does the author arrive in Chapter 4? What does he do after arriving?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the theme of abandonment in the novel. How does this theme apply to both the narrator and to Yuki?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the symbolism and conflict in Chapter 5. What conflict does the writer meet when he attempts to inquire about the old hotel?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss objective in the reading. What does the protagonist want? How does he go about achieving his goals? How do these objectives change?
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