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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who bumps into Jacob during dinner?
2. How does Tao find out that Joaquin has been killed?
3. When Lin's ghost appears to Tao Chi'en, what is she wearing?
4. When Tao Chi'en and Eliza arrive in California, what does he suggest she look for?
5. Where in California does Eliza's boat dock?
Essay Topic 1
What function does Paulina play in the plot? What themes are portrayed through her character? How is she similar or different than the other female characters?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
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.
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