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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who wins the race in Chapter 23?
2. What does Mr. Biggle want Mr. Coke to buy?
3. What new name is Sham given in Chapter 18?
4. Who calls on the police to arrest Sham?
5. Who promises to try and get Agba out of jail?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What role does pedigree play in Man 'o War's (Big Red) and Sham's careers? How important is a pedigree to each horse? How does each horse prove its pedigree?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
What role does language play in Agba's life? What advantages and disadvantages does Agba experience due to his inability to speak? How does the change in language that Agba experiences as he travels from country to country affect his character as well as Sham's character?
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