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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 Haorun think Butt's hair is like?
2. Who is also known as the "Shah of Blah"?
3. Who are the Pages of Gup?
4. Why is Rashid accused of being a spy?
5. Who is Haroun?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Moody Land?
2. Why does Rashid tell Buttoo's audience the story of "Haroun and the Sea of Stories"?
3. Why does Haroun dislike long goodbyes?
4. What is the Mist of Misery?
5. Describe Butt.
6. Why can Rashid only say "ark" when he is on stage in the Town of G?
7. Why are Guppees unsure of what to do with spies?
8. How does Haroun feel when he is captured by Khattam-Shud's men?
9. What is a Hoopoe?
10. Describe the Dark Ship.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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 3
Haroun and Blabbermouth share a relationship that is unique to the other characters. Both characters are nearly the same age and they have an ongoing struggle that exists within the foundations of their friendship. Write an essay that explains why Haroun and Blabbermouth's friendship is important to the plot of "Haroun and the Sea of Stories". What do Haroun and Blabbermouth have in common other than their age? Why do Haroun and Blabbermouth constantly struggle and bicker with one another? Could their relationship every flourish into love? Explain your rationale by providing examples from the book.
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