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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which character is sexually ambiguous?
2. What does Eriko bring home for Mikage?
(a) A word processor.
(c) A typewriter.
(d) A juicer.
3. What is there plenty more of in Mikage's life?
4. What does Mikage fall in love with at the Tanabe apartment?
(a) The typewriter.
(c) The view.
(d) Their kitchen.
5. Which relative of Mikage's dies recently?
(a) Her sister.
(b) Her grandfather.
(c) Her mother.
(d) Her grandmother.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Eriko contemplating the first morning after Mikage moves in in the kitchen?
2. Who does Mikage visit the day after she receives Eriko's gift?
3. Mikage comes across several kitchens in the first chapter. What is each kitchen representative of?
4. Where does Mikage hide to cry?
5. In Mikage's dream, what is she doing in the kitchen?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the daydream that Mikage has after her dinner with Yuichi.
2. Describe Mikage's dream.
3. Describe the process in which Yuji becomes Eriko.
4. Why doesn't Mikage want to sleep the first day that she spends at Yuichi's home?
5. What begins to lift Mikage's spirits once she establishes herself in the Tanabe household?
6. How is sexual ambiguity explored in the first chapter?
7. Describe the major themes in Chapter One.
8. Which characters in Part Two are running from the past? How?
9. Why does Mikage agree to travel to the Izu Peninsula?
10. Why does Yuichi drink so much at his dinner with Mikage?
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