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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 does P2C2E stand for?
2. Who is General Kitab?
3. Where is Dull Lake?
4. What color is Iff's hair?
5. What do Storytellers need to tell their stories?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the Mist of Misery?
2. What is a Hoopoe?
3. Describe Buttoo.
4. Why is Haroun's "princess rescue dream" strange?
5. What is the "Old Zone"?
6. Describe Blabbermouth.
7. Why does Butt stop at the vista outside of the Tunell of I?
8. What does Prince Bolo think of Batcheat?
9. Why are the cities of Gup and Chup separated from each other?
10. Why does Buttoo hire Rashid to speak on stage?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The world of Kahani features many literary-themed components. Among these are the Pages of the Gup Army, and the Sea of Stories itself. Write an essay that explains how writing and literature is important to Earth's second watery moon, Kahani. How does the name Kahani itself tie into the themes of literature and writing? Why are the Pages of the Gup Army organized into Chapters and Volumes? How does the Stream of Stories work and what is its purpose? Use examples from the novel to make the point.
Essay Topic 2
Haroun uses many unusual inventions to help him along his journey. These items do not exist in the real world, nor do they exist back on Earth. Write an essay that explores some of the inventions mentioned in "Haroun and the Sea of Stories". Which invention does Haroun use the most? Which invention does he use the least? Why is the Bite-a-light important to his escape while on the Dark Ship? Use examples from the novel to make the point.
Essay Topic 3
By far the most prevalent theme in "Haroun and the Sea of Stories" is that of imagination and fantasy. Rashid is known as the Shah of Blah and the Ocean of Notions, and he is the one from which many stories flow. It is through him that Haroun is first introduced to the ideas of Moody Land and other such fantastical elements. Write an essay that explains why fantasy and imagination are important to the plot of the story. How do Rashid's stories help the protagonist, Haroun, throughout his journey? In what way does fantasy blend with reality to create something greater? Use examples from the novel to make the point.
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