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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 Chapter 26, the writer knows that Gotanda is innocent and did not want to do what?
2. What object did the police find to tie the writer to the murder victim in Chapter 21?
3. Who does Yuki hope to visit on a trip with the writer in Chapter 27?
4. Who is the murder victim the police question the writer about in Chapter 21?
5. In Chapter 36, it has been how long since the writer has worked?
Short Essay Questions
1. What information does Bookish reveal about Mei and the investigation in Chapter 35?
2. What conversation does the protagonist have with Yuki regarding their communication in Chapter 20?
3. What does Yuki reveal after seeing the film "Unrequited Love" in Chapter 38?
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. What is the protagonist's emotional state in Chapter 20? What does Yuki tell him about it?
7. What leads up to the protagonist's encounter with Gotanda in Chapter 39?
8. What happens when the protagonist spots Kiki in Chapter 30? Where does this encounter lead him?
9. What conversation takes place between the protagonist and Yuki's mother in Chapter 29? How does the writer feel upon leaving?
10. What do the police ask the protagonist at the station in Chapter 21? What is his response?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the biography and works of author Haruki Murakami. What are common themes and stylistic elements in the author's works?
Essay Topic 2
Define and identify the setting of the novel and the novel's protagonist. In what country and time period is the novel set?
Essay Topic 3
Analyze and discuss the characters of Fisherman and Bookish in the novel. How do these characters indicate the rising action of the narrative?
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