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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which chore does Agba despise in Chapter 19?
2. Who promises to try and get Agba out of jail?
3. What does Agba do to earn money in Chapter 13?
4. Who fathers the colt that outruns all of the Earl of Godophin's other colts?
5. What does "Godolphin" mean?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does the author use the element of suspense in the novel? How does the author build up suspense? If the element of suspense had not been used so frequently, how would the flow of the novel have been affected, and why?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the relationship Agba has with animals in the novel. How do his relationships with the animals in the novel affect his character? Why are these relationships important to Agba and how do they provide fulfillment for his character?
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