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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of factory does Shui Ta now run?
2. Who does Yang Sun say he can buy buildings from?
3. Who does Shui Te say he is acting in the interests of?
4. Who do the Gods say they help?
5. What does Shui Ta offer Yang to keep quiet about Shen Te?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why is Wong's role as an outsider important to the play? How would the story change if the Gods asked help from a character more established in the community? Why do the Gods never see Wong as a good person? What does that say about how people view outsiders?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Away from the main character, examine the way the author uses the other characters in the book. When does he introduce and take them away from the story? What effect does it have on the story?
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