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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. Who has sent a call girl to the writer's room in Chapter 29?
2. In Chapter 33, the writer begins to try to connect things together with what?
3. Yuki tells the writer that the receptionist's name from the Dolphin Hotel is what in Chapter 27?
4. Who is the murder victim the police question the writer about in Chapter 21?
5. What sport do Hiraku Makimura and the writer discuss in Chapter 24?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the protagonist's emotional state in Chapter 20? What does Yuki tell him about it?
2. What is the protagonist's impression of the police in Chapter 21? What takes place?
3. What encounter does the protagonist attempt to hide from Yuki in Chapter 29? What is her reaction?
4. What conversation takes place between the protagonist and Yuki's mother in Chapter 29? How does the writer feel upon leaving?
5. What leads up to the protagonist's eventual release in Chapter 22?
6. Where does Yuki suggest she and the protagonist go on a trip in Chapter 27? Why?
7. What does Yuki reveal about the hotel receptionist in Chapter 27? What does the writer learn when he contacts her?
8. How is the protagonist's interrogation described in Chapter 22?
9. What information does Bookish reveal about Mei and the investigation in Chapter 35?
10. What new character is introduced in Chapter 29? Where are they?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the objectives and emotional state of the protagonist in Chapters 12 and 13. How has the appearance of the Sheep Man changed the protagonist and his objectives?
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 narrator's treatment by the police and the events in Chapters 22 and 23. Why did the narrator not summon a lawyer?
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