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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 is Moody Land?
2. Where is the Town of G?
3. What does Kosh-Mar mean?
4. Why does Iff agree to take Haroun to Gup City?
5. What is Bezaban?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Rashid react to his wife's disappearance?
2. Describe Rashid.
3. What does Gup City look like?
4. What is a Hoopoe?
5. Why are the cities of Gup and Chup separated from each other?
6. Why does Buttoo hire Rashid to speak on stage?
7. Why does Butt the Hoopoe not move his beak when he speaks?
8. What happens to the Ocean of Kahani when it is polluted?
9. Describe Mali.
10. Why were Batcheat and her handmaidens at Chattery's Wall?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Blabbermouth is strongest and most important female character in "Haroun and the Sea of Stories". She is the only one who plays a pivotal role in the saving of Kahani. Write an essay that explores Blabbermouth's character from a feminist perspective. Why is she a strong feminist character? What are her beliefs on work and society? How is she different from other female characters like Princess Batcheat and Soraya? Be sure the provide examples to support your work.
Essay Topic 2
The protagonist is the most important character to the plot. Without Haroun there would be no "Haroun and the Sea of Stories". Write an essay that explores the different aspects of Haroun's character. What is Haroun like at the beginning of the story? How does his character evolve as the story progresses and he is forced overcome obstacles and problems? How do his interactions with different characters change as the plot progresses? Explain your rationale by providing examples from the book.
Essay Topic 3
There are many symbols throughout "Haroun and the Sea of Stories". The Ocean itself is one of them. Write an essay that explores the idea of the Ocean as a symbol. Why is the Ocean a symbol? What does it represent to the people of Gup City? Why is it important? Who is the Ocean most important to? What do the citizens of Kahani use the Ocean for? Explain your rationale by providing examples from the book.
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