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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What type of food does Mikage sample on her last day of travel?
2. What does Mikage do in the Tanabe kitchen when Yuichi is gone?
3. Chika tells Mikage to go after Yuichi to a specific location. Where does Yuichi go?
4. What is represented by Yuichi staying at the inn?
5. How long does Mikage live with Eriko and Yuichi?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The three chapters of Kitchen are titled Kitchen, Full Moon, and Moonlight Shadow. What is the significance of each chapter title? What about the name of the novel as a whole? Why do you think the author chooses these specific titles?
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
Who are the significant secondary characters throughout Kitchen? How does the author use secondary characters as catalysts for action in the stories?
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