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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Mikage spends her first night at Yuichi's home after Eriko dies, what does Yuichi give to her before he goes to bed?
2. Where is Eriko killed?
3. What causes Mikage to feel jealousy when she and Yuichi go out together for the first time?
4. Where does Mikage sleep when she returns to the Tanabe home?
5. How long does Mikage plan to be gone when she travels?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In what ways do the characters find peace in the novel? What coping mechanisms do the characters use? Are they effective? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the story of Satsuki and the story of Mikage. How are the two characters similar? How are they different? How are the people in their lives similar and different? What about the events they face?
Essay Topic 3
In all three chapters, characters seek to find normalcy and routine to cope with grief. How do they seek this sense of routine? What do the characters find instead?
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