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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What job does Little Yu's mother have at the rooming house?
2. Who does Jimmy Louie ask to dance?
3. Who is Danu?
4. What does Winnie think that Wen Fu will do to her father if she leaves him?
5. Who is Kuang An?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe Wen Fu's behavior toward Yiku after she is born. Why is he insulted by her reaction to him? How is his negative behavior heightened by his feelings of humiliation when the hospital staff refuses to serve him? Discuss how Yiku pays the price for his humiliation.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the significance of Winnie's refusal to back down about the bitter taste of the cabbage dish that Wen Fu makes her eat for two weeks. How is this a bitter cabbage a symbol of Wen Fu and Winnie's marriage? Why does Winnie feel good about her act of defiance against Wen Fu's controlling behavior?
Essay Topic 3
Secrets play an important role in The Kitchen God's Wife. Identify who is keeping secrets and why they are worried about others finding out. How do you think having secrets harms a relationship? Provide specific examples from the novel to support your viewpoint.
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