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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 was special about all of Alatangana's children?
2. When did Quat tell his brothers they should sleep?
3. What did he drink from?
4. How many sons did she have?
5. What is the name of Quat's eleven brothers?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Sa's home?
2. Why was Sa upset when Alatangana married his daughter?
3. What did Phan Ku look like?
4. Why didn't Quat the Fools puppets turn out like his brother's six puppets?
5. Why might the god in chapter four burst out from an egg?
6. Who is the Old Man in chapter five?
7. Why did Sa turn down Alatangana's marriage proposal?
8. Why might the Eskimo's contribute the creation of pea-pods, and man, to birds?
9. What did Quat create after he traveled to the far edge of the sky?
10. Who were the first men created by Quat and what were they made of?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What cultural values can be gleaned from the stories? Which are values that encourage certain behaviors? Which are values that discourage certain behaviors? How can you tell? Provide examples to support your conclusions.
Essay Topic 2
How does the story of Sa and Alatangana (chapter three) attempt to explain the different cultures, languages and races that populate the earth? Are these differences considered good or bad? Provide details from the text to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
How do the stories deal with fate vs. free will? Are the people created int he different stories under the god(s) control? Do they have free will? Examine at least three of stories in your answer and provide details from the text to support your answers.
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