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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Jonathan suddenly feel as he is left by himself?
2. What is Jonathan's instructor's name?
3. What does Jonathan feel he was born to do?
4. What does the answer to #112 want to become in order to make the Flock sorry for saying the things they have?
5. Most gulls scorn _________ and slowly go nowhere.
Essay Topic 1
In the end, Fletcher is the teacher of the Gulls, but they seem to be interested in other things besides what he wants to teach. And thus the story continues as it began.
Part 1: What does Fletcher have to master first before he can absorb the lofty philosophy of Jonathan?
Part 2: What do the students want from Fletcher now that he is the teacher?
Part 3: Do you think Fletcher is ready to be a teacher? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
The old guru Chiang is a mystical figure in this story. His wisdom seems far beyond even the realms of heaven. Just like any guru, he seems to be a little vague in his explanations, but at the same time, his knowledge and teaching help everyone around him
Part 1: What does Chiang propose as the description of heaven?
Part 2: What does it mean when the book says Chiang teaches Jonathan to transcend time?
Part 3: Do you think it's possible to transcend time? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
The role of the instructor in this story is one that begins with Sullivan. As one of Johnathan's first teachers, it is clear that in order to gain the knowledge he needs, Johnathan will need guidance.
Part 1: What kind of teacher is Sullivan to Jonathan?
Part 2: What facts does Sullivan reveal about being a Gull and being in heaven?
Part 3: Would you say the relationship between Sullivan and Jonathan is positive or negative? Support your answer.
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