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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 the back of the Auryn say?
2. Who admits to Atreyu that they knew how to save the Empress before Atreyu went on his quest?
3. Bastian finds a picture of a man encased in a wall of what?
4. The group is awakened by a group of ugly worms doing what?
5. How does Bastian plan to impress Atreyu?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to Xayide and Bastian's army when they reach the City of Old Emperors?
2. What story does Bastian tell the people of Amarganth and how does it help them?
3. Why does Bastian finally speak Moon Child's name?
4. Who do the orchids belong to and what happens as the travelers pass through them?
5. Who is Grograman and what is the relationship between him, Perilin and Goab?
6. What are the knights that Bastian meets, after he leaves the Temple, on their way to do?
7. Describe how Bastian's wish for wisdom backfires on him.
8. What happens when Bastian asks the other knights about Hynreck?
9. Why does Bastian get rid of his mule, Yikka and how does he try to make it up to her?
10. Who is the Old Man of Wandering Mountain and why does the Empress try to find him?
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
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 3
The book is full of symbolism. Choose one of the following situations and explain what it symbolizes and what lessons it teaches:
1. Bastian changing into the Empress' image of him
2. Bastian wounding Atreyu with Sikandra
3. Bastian's encounter with the Know-Nothings
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