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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. Who wants to take Agba's cat away?
2. Who is kind enough to provide Sham with barley and oats in Chapter 20?
3. What is the value of the Queen's plate?
4. Who is Jethro Coke?
5. Where is Agba sent in Chapter 20?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Agba arrested?
2. What happens when Mrs. Williams separates Agba and Sham?
3. Why doesn't Benjamin Biggle want to ride Sham?
4. How is Agba treated while in prison?
5. How does the Earl of Godolphin plan to save his stables from financial ruin?
6. How does Sham prove his pedigree?
7. How does Agba survive alone on the streets of Paris?
8. How does the Earl of Godolphin punish Agba?
9. What special treatment does Sham receive when he returns from Wicken Fen?
10. Why do Sham and Agba leave Mr. Coke's stables?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What role does religious tradition and Eastern culture play in the novel? How do religious traditions affect the characters in the novel? How does Sham's separation from Eastern culture affect his character? How does the same separation affect Agba's character?
Essay Topic 2
Describe how the concepts of obedience and rebellion affect the characters in the novel. What role does culture play in obedience in the novel? How does rebellious behavior affect the characters in the novel? What changes in Sham and Agba's behavior can be attributed to rebellion?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the Sultan and the Earl of Godolphin. What motivates each character? Describe how their similarities and differences affect the characters they rule. How do these two characters affect Sham's life?
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