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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. In the stead where the Dolphin Hotel once stood is a building that is how many stories tall in Chapter 4?
2. The character named Kiki was what before becoming an actress?
3. In what country is the novel set?
4. What pet did the protagonist have which died in his flashback in Chapter 2?
5. What is the name of the young girl whom the writer accompanies on her flight in Chapter 16?
Short Essay Questions
1. What fantasy consumes the protagonist in Chapter 9?
2. What led to a previous depression of the protagonist's, as described in Chapter 2?
3. On what assignment does the protagonist go in Chapter 2? How does he describe his job?
4. How does the hotel receptionist describe her experience on the sixteenth floor in Chapter 7?
5. How does Yuki describe her relationship with her parents in Chapter 16?
6. How does the protagonist describe the interior of the hotel in Chapter 5?
7. Where does the author arrive in Chapter 4? What does he do after arriving?
8. How is the protagonist of the novel introduced in Chapter 1? What is he obsessed with in the beginning of the narrative?
9. What favor does the hotel receptionist ask of the protagonist in Chapter 15? What is his response?
10. Where does the protagonist decide to go after his assignment ends in Chapter 4? What does he find upon arrival?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the narrator's treatment by the police and the events in Chapters 22 and 23. Why did the narrator not summon a lawyer?
Essay Topic 2
Analyze and discuss the relationship that Yuki has with her parents. How does this neglect affect the narrator and why?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the character of Yuki in the novel. How does the protagonist relate to this young girl? What does Yuki symbolize to the narrator?
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