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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 grows from Dame Eyola's body?
2. What sort of animal advises Bastian about the residents of the strange town?
3. What does Bastian do to cheer up the Acharis?
4. What does Yor, the blind miner, mine?
5. What is Yikka?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Bastian the first one that Grograman has ever talked to?
2. Describe how Bastian's wish for wisdom backfires on him.
3. Describe the relationship between Bastian, Falkor and Atreyu after Xayide joins their ranks.
4. Describe where the Old Man of Wandering Mountain lives.
5. Why does Bastian get rid of his mule, Yikka and how does he try to make it up to her?
6. Who is Grograman and what is the relationship between him, Perilin and Goab?
7. What happens when Bastian asks the other knights about Hynreck?
8. What happens to Xayide and Bastian's army when they reach the City of Old Emperors?
9. What happens when the group finally reaches the Ivory Tower?
10. Why does Bastian finally speak Moon Child's name?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the character of Atreyu in detail. What is his role in the story? What is his relationship to Bastian? What idea, concept or moral do you feel that Atreyu represents and why? Use examples from the story to emphasize your point.
Essay Topic 2
In the beginning of the story, Bastian steals a book. He feels compelled to do so. Do you feel that there is ever a good reason for a person to steal? Was it OK for Bastian to take the book, since he later returned it? Explain your answer in detail.
Essay Topic 3
Explain how you feel that Bastian's character changes throughout the book and when he seems to make those changes. Also, using examples from the book, explain whether you feel that those changes are for the better or for the worse and why.
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