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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of the prostitute that finds love with James?
2. When Lin's ghost appears to Tao Chi'en, what is she wearing?
3. What item reveals Eliza's parentage?
4. Who says: "People come out west to escape the past and begin anew, but our obsessions pursue us, like the wind"?
5. What is the name of the area where young girls are taken to be prepared to be sold?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose three characters who have changed their names throughout the story. What is the significance of these name changes? How are their reasons for doing this different or similar?
Essay Topic 2
The sage's theory is that happiness comes from serving others. If this idea is accurate, which characters in the story should be the happiest? Do they seem happy? Which characters seem the least happy? Use examples from the novel to support your ideas.
Essay Topic 3
Upon being acquainted, Eliza and Joaquin seem to have very little in common. What do they see in each other? Eliza and Tao Chi'en also seem to have many differences. Do you think their relationship will work out any better? Use examples from the novel to support your ideas.
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