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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of the woman being held hostage in "In a Network of Lines that Enlace"?
2. In "What Story Down There Awaits its End?", what is the name of the woman the main character wants to see?
3. What is the name of the author who believes he was plagiarized by Flannery?
4. Who is the Father of Stories?
5. How does the young man feel about Makiko in "On the Carpet of Leaves Illuminated by the Moon"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is odd about the format in this novel? Why do you think the author chooses to include many small stories within one large story? Is this an effective storytelling method? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
How does the author send a message about censorship to the reader? What do you think this message is? Which characters seem to side with the author? What does this tell you about these characters?
Essay Topic 3
Describe Irnerio. What is his role in the novel? At what point does he threaten to stand in the way of the reader's mission? Cite two pieces of evidence from the novel.
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