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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What represents a new beginning for Mikage in Chapter Two?
2. What time does Mikage arrive at Yuichi's inn?
3. How does Mikage feel about Nori and Kuri?
4. What does Mikage do in the Tanabe kitchen when Yuichi is gone?
5. When Mikage spends her first night at Yuichi's home after Eriko dies, what does Yuichi give to her before he goes to bed?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Destiny and spirituality are themes in all three chapters of Kitchen. Analyze the way the author uses these themes to tell the story. How is destiny prevalent in the three chapters? What about spirituality? Why are these themes relevant?. Use at least one quote per chapter to prove your points.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
Determine how one character from each chapter grows or develops as a result of action in one chapter of the novel. What causes this growth?
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