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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. Who does Windle Poons run into on the bridge that he goes to just after becoming undead?
2. What kind of games does Bill Door play after acquainting himself with the townspeople?
3. What color do the figures in empty robes wear that report in Death's absence?
4. What is the name of the university discussed in the book?
5. What does the narrator consider the life of that only lives one day and never eats?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Cut-Me-Own-Throat Dibbler tell Sergeant Colon is happening in his cellar?
2. How do Windle's friends react after he comes back from the dead?
3. How does Senior Wrangler try and investigate the inanimate object appearing in Discworld?
4. How does Bill Door react after Miss Flitworth asks him to help her kill rats and a chicken?
5. What does the gray robes that the wizards conjure tell them about Death?
6. What happens when Mrs. Cake contacts One-Man-Bucket for the first time in the book?
7. How does Death find a job after taking of the persona of Bill Door?
8. How is Windle Poons' first suicide attempt described?
9. How does Bill Door use the scythe to cut Miss Fitworth's grass?
10. How does the narrator describe how the persona of Death was created?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the portrayal of the concept of hope in the book. How does Windle Poons' experience with undeath increase his perceptions of hope in regards to his feelings about his life?
Essay Topic 2
Examine the portrayal of friendship in the book. What impact does the formation of friendship have on Windle Poons and Bill Door, and what might the author be saying about the importance of forming friendships based on the portrayal of these characters?
Essay Topic 3
From the beginning of the book, the author presents an element of fantasy in the scenery and characters in the book. Part 1.) How do the book's characters create a tone of fantasy? Part 2.) What elements would have been impossible without the element of fantasy? Part 3.) How does the author take advantage of fantasy when using symbolic morals to the story?
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