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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What time does Mikage arrive at Yuichi's inn?
2. Which word best describes Mikage's feelings when she spends the night at the Tanabe home?
3. What is Mikage's job?
4. In what time of year is Eriko killed?
5. Where does Mikage ask Yuichi to go before she fulfills his request?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze this statement's validity as it relates to the entire book: A theme in the novel is that life continues even when a life ends.
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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