Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Haroun wish to go to Gup City?
2. Where is the Town of G?
3. Who meets Rashid and Haroun at the railway station?
4. Why does Iff agree to take Haroun to Gup City?
5. Where is Dull Lake?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Mali.
2. Why is Haroun embarrassed when he is unable to use his Wishwater properly?
3. Why does Haroun dislike long goodbyes?
4. What does Dull Lake look like?
5. What does Khattam-Shud look like?
6. Describe Butt.
7. What does the Gup army look like?
8. Why are Guppees unsure of what to do with spies?
9. What is the "Old Zone"?
10. Describe Blabbermouth.
The theme of happiness is prevalent throughout "Haroun and the Sea of Stories". After all is said and done, and the Walrus offers Haroun a favor, he asks for a happy ending for everyone. Write an essay that explains why happiness is important to Haroun. Is Haroun typically an unhappy person? Why does he wish for happiness? Who is he thinking of when he makes his request to the Walrus? Does the Walrus agree that happiness is a good thing? Use examples from the novel to make the point.
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.
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.
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