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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Richard asks Shimoda if he ever gets a little ___________ in all of his travels.
2. What frightens Richard as he and Shimoda are talking that night?
3. The male caller believes he is free to come over to the station and ________________.
4. What is revealed in the shadow? What might this character be called?
5. What is the character from the shadow wearing?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Shimoda tries to test Richard's thinking to see how far along he has advanced in his training to become a Master.
Part 1: What is the question Richard is asked when Shimoda tests him in Chapter 15?
Part 2: What is the long-winded response that Richard gives in response to Shimoda's question?
Part 3: What is the more condensed answer Richard gives?
Essay Topic 2
Richard does have troubles with the idea of walking through walls, even though he has done a number of other things that have proven to him that it can be possible.
Part 1: What are some of the ways in which Richard has begun to break down his ideas of what is real and what is illusion?
Part 2: Why can't Richard make the jump from what he has done to walking through walls?
Part 3: Why doesn't Shimoda just give Richard an answer as to how to walk through walls?
Essay Topic 3
Although he used to be a Messiah, Shimoda seems to have troubles controlling his patience. This seems to be in conflict with what he can do for Richard.
Part 1: Describe one instance in which Shimoda becomes impatient with Richard.
Part 2: What might be the reason for Shimoda becoming so impatient with Richard?
Part 3: How does Shimoda's impatience help Richard's progress? How does it hurt Richard's progress?
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