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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. How does Yuki say Kiki died in Chapter 38?
2. In Chapter 29, alone at the hotel, the writer is greeted by a woman named what?
3. Dick dies while he is out doing what in Chapter 34?
4. Amé tells the writer that she hopes for what type of relationship with Yuki in Chapter 29?
5. Yuki thinks the film that she and the writer go to see in Chapter 37 is what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What information does Bookish reveal about Mei and the investigation in Chapter 35?
2. What leads up to the protagonist's eventual release in Chapter 22?
3. How is the protagonist's interrogation described in Chapter 22?
4. What first encounter does the protagonist relate to Gotanda in Chapter 34?
5. Where does Yuki suggest she and the protagonist go on a trip in Chapter 27? Why?
6. Who has died in Chapter 34? What conversation takes place between the protagonist and Yuki regarding the death?
7. What conversation does the protagonist have with Yuki regarding their communication in Chapter 20?
8. What is the protagonist's emotional state in Chapter 36? Why does he go to visit Yuki?
9. What conversation takes place between the protagonist and Yuki's mother in Chapter 29? How does the writer feel upon leaving?
10. What does Yuki reveal about the hotel receptionist in Chapter 27? What does the writer learn when he contacts her?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe and discuss the character of the hotel receptionist in the novel, and her story about the sixteenth floor. How might this be another element of foreshadowing?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the theme of abandonment in the novel. How does this theme apply to both the narrator and to Yuki?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the symbolism and conflict in Chapter 5. What conflict does the writer meet when he attempts to inquire about the old hotel?
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