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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who tidies up the shop as Shui Ta reads?
2. Which character has a dream at the end of scene 7?
3. Who does Shen Te decide to call on one last time?
4. What does Mrs. Shin urge Shen Te to do?
5. What does Shen Te agree to store in her shop for the Husband and Wife?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose one of the characters in the novel and discuss how he or she would cope in one of the following scenarios:
1. A plague sweeps through the town.
2. The Gods give each resident of the town 1,000 silver dollars.
3. A foreign army takes over the town.
Essay Topic 2
What are the arguments for and against implementing religious ideal? What are Brecht's opinions on religion and how does he express them? Do you agree or disagree with Brecht?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss elements of the narrative structure: Exposition, conflict, complication, climax, resolution and conclusion. Do all the elements make for a logical and linear story? How does the story's structure express the novel's themes?
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