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Rashomon and Seventeen Other Stories Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the painter who created the Hell Screen?

2. Who is the second testimony from?

3. What kind of books does O-Kimi enjoy?

4. What kind of animal does Yoshihide look and move like?

5. What grew in the field behind the house Xiao-er was brought up in?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does the narrator say he feels guilty?

2. Why does the storyteller think Oshino is so ordinary?

3. What does the Life of the Stupid Man say about Akutagawa's state of mind?

4. Describe the character of Yoshihide.

5. What is Shinsuke's opinion on books?

6. How does E'in try to avenge the townspeople?

7. How do people react to the word about the dragon?

8. Describe the character of Naigu Zenchi.

9. Summarize the Spinning Gears story.

10. How does Shinsuke deal with what he calls his fake parents?

Essay Topics

What In the Bamboo Grove say about unreliable narration? How can the court get to the truth?

Compare American and Japanese culture.

1. What are the differences between the two cultures?

2. In what way have the two cultures influenced each other?

What was the structure of feudal Japan? What problems does these author highlight about feudal Japan? What within the system does the author suggest created these problems?

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