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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What wakes up Mikage the morning after she makes dinner for Yuichi?
2. Who calls Mikage after the banquet?
3. What season is it when Mikage learns that Eriko is killed?
4. How does Mikage travel to Isehara?
5. What does Yuichi ask Mikage for the day after she spends the night at the Tanabe home?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze the elements of foreshadowing in the novel, in all three chapters. Choose one example from each chapter to analyze.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
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?
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