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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What sort of animal advises Bastian about the residents of the strange town?
2. What is the name of the people who think communally and help Bastian cross the sea?
3. Who lives in the Star Cloister?
4. Who admits to Atreyu that they knew how to save the Empress before Atreyu went on his quest?
5. Grograman tells Bastian about The Temple of how many doors?
Essay Topic 1
The theme of four forces is a common one in the book. There are the four messengers we meet when Bastian first begins reading, the four Wind Giants and the four Knights, to name a few. Using examples from the book, write about what you think the four forces represent and how they add to the book.
Essay Topic 2
Bastian is asked to describe Fantastica a few times in the book. Now it's your turn. Define Fantastica in your terms. What do you think determines how big or small Fantastica is? Is everyone's version of Fantastica different? In what ways?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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