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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who volunteers to act as a spy for the Gup army?
2. What is the name of the device Iff gives Haroun?
3. How does Haroun feel when Blabbermouth kisses him?
4. What is the most unusual thing about Shadow Warriors?
5. How do Shadow Warriors communicate?
Essay Topic 1
The world of Kahani is fictitious and at the same time real in "Haroun and the Sea of Stories". The author, Salman Rushdie, goes into great detail explaining how such a place would exist. Write an essay that explores the fictitious world of Kahani. What kind of place is Kahani? What does it look like and what is it made of? Why is it invisible to the people of Earth? What type of people and creatures live on Kahani? Be sure the provide examples to support your work.
Essay Topic 2
Every adventure story must have its hero. Haroun is the hero of "Haroun and the Sea of Stories". Yet even though he saves Kahani, he does not think of himself as a savior. Write an essay that explains why Haroun is a hero to the people of Kahani. What is a hero? What makes Haroun a hero? Why does he not think of himself as heroic? Why do the citizens of Gup appreciate him? Be sure the provide examples to support your work.
Essay Topic 3
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.
This section contains 1,900 words
(approx. 7 pages at 300 words per page)