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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. What does the writer find inside an apartment after following Kiki in Chapter 30?
2. In Chapter 38, the writer takes Yuki where?
3. How does Yuki say Kiki died in Chapter 38?
4. What object did the police find to tie the writer to the murder victim in Chapter 21?
5. Whom does the writer find to act like a zombie in Chapter 37?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does the protagonist agree to go on a trip with Yuki in Chapter 27? Whom does he invite to come along?
2. What does Yuki reveal about the hotel receptionist in Chapter 27? What does the writer learn when he contacts her?
3. How is the protagonist's interrogation described in Chapter 22?
4. What conversation takes place between the protagonist and Yuki's mother in Chapter 29? How does the writer feel upon leaving?
5. What is the protagonist's emotional state in Chapter 20? What does Yuki tell him about it?
6. What encounter does the protagonist attempt to hide from Yuki in Chapter 29? What is her reaction?
7. What is the protagonist's emotional state in Chapter 36? Why does he go to visit Yuki?
8. What do the police present to the protagonist as the cause of his interrogation in Chapter 21? How does the protagonist respond?
9. What does Yuki reveal after seeing the film "Unrequited Love" in Chapter 38?
10. Where does the protagonist encounter Bookish in Chapter 35? What does Bookish say?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the role of Kiki in the narrative. How has Kiki's role in the protagonist's life changed up until this point?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the character of Gotanda and the actions and objectives of the protagonist in Chapter 26. What does the narrator hope to learn from Gotanda?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the biography and works of author Haruki Murakami. What are common themes and stylistic elements in the author's works?
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