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Kitchen Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What challenges does the Tanabe face in helping one another?



2. What month does Mikage decide to stop being lazy?



3. What is it that lifts Mikage's spirits when she cries?



4. Why does Mikage believe that she is able to understand Yuichi?



5. Who seems most distraught about the death?



Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Mikage's last encounter with Eriko before her death.



2. Why is the crying scene so pivotal in the book?



3. Describe the process in which Yuji becomes Eriko.



4. What is it that Satsuki must not do on the bridge during the event? Why?



5. Why doesn't Mikage want to sleep the first day that she spends at Yuichi's home?



6. Why does Mikage agree to travel to the Izu Peninsula?



7. Describe Eriko's death.



8. How is Satsuki coping with Hitoshi's death?



9. Why does Mikage decide she wants to move out? Why doesn't she?



10. What does Satsuki hope to see on the bridge during the special event?



Essay Topics

Moonlight Shadow has supernatural elements in it. For example Satsuki sees the ghost of Hitoshi on the bridge. What is the significance of the supernatural elements in the story? How do these supernatural elements contribute to the story as a whole?

Who are the significant secondary characters throughout Kitchen? How does the author use secondary characters as catalysts for action in the stories?

Death and love are both significant themes in the novel Kitchen. In the first two chapters, death is even the cause for love. Analyze these statements as they relate to the novel.

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