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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Bastian do to mark the fact that he passed through the desert?
2. Where does Dame Eyola live?
3. What does Bastian do to cheer up the Acharis?
4. If Bastian loses his memory entirely, what will happen?
5. Who is Xayide?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens on the day of the coronation?
2. Describe the image of Bastian, as the Empress sees him.
3. Describe Atreyu's meeting with the Empress.
4. What happens to Xayide and Bastian's army when they reach the City of Old Emperors?
5. As they travel towards the Ivory Tower without really knowing their destination, what does Atreyu begin to notice about Bastian?
6. What story does Bastian tell the people of Amarganth and how does it help them?
7. Describe how Bastian's wish for wisdom backfires on him.
8. What happens when Bastian asks the other knights about Hynreck?
9. Describe where the Old Man of Wandering Mountain lives.
10. Why does Bastian get rid of his mule, Yikka and how does he try to make it up to her?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Forgiveness and redemption is a big theme in the book. Choose one of the following relationships and explain how redemption and forgiveness play a role in it.
1. Bastian and his father
2. Bastian and Eyola
3. Bastian and Mr. Coreander
4. Bastian and Atreyu
Essay Topic 2
Luck plays a large role in the book. Describe how it impacts the story. Also, explain whether or not you feel that luck/fate/chance can impact everyday life and why you feel that way, using examples from your own life or current events.
Essay Topic 3
When Bastian finally returns home, he has learned to love. Use examples from the book and real life to explain what love means to you. How important is it to love others? Is it more or less important to love yourself?
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