Elsewhere Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Gabrielle Zevin
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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 building is Lizzie's first appointment in the land of the dead held?

2. What is designed to explain the rules of the land of the dead to newcomers?

3. What does Lizzie vow when she hears what her last word in life was?

4. What does Lizzie say she is going to use the money she spends on her diving equipment for?

5. What is Lizzie doing when the details of dead aging are explained?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the Well?

2. What does Lizzie do when she becomes upset about the way people age in Elsewhere?

3. Who is Thandie, and how does Lizzie meet her?

4. What does Aldous Ghant do for a living?

5. What happens on Lizzie's first day of work?

6. What clues does Lizzie have to her death?

7. What do the people in the Department of Domestic Animals do?

8. How did Lizzie die?

9. Who is Betty, and how does she know Lizzie?

10. What do Curtis, Lizzie, and Thandie all have in common at the beginning of the book?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Love was a very important theme and motivating factor in this book. Which characters were most affected by this theme? Which relationships were the most significant to the plot and why?

Essay Topic 2

Fear is a common theme in this book that is presented a number of times by a number of characters. What are some of these instances, and how does fear affect the characters in the book?

Essay Topic 3

How do animals fit into this plot, and how is their place in this plot different than other books of this nature?

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