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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 predicts Windle Poons' death in a letter given to him near the end of the book?
2. What is the name of the invention the town blacksmith creates and shows to Bill Door and Miss Flitworth?
3. Who does Windle Poons ask Mrs. Cake to allow to come with him on an investigation?
4. Which of the following demands does Bill Door NOT make regarding a little girl, after he saves her from a fire?
5. Which of the following things is not in the chest of Miss Flitworth's that does not contain gold?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens after Arthur removes a black disc from the ceiling of the pyramid?
2. How are city eggs first described?
3. How is Death and Miss Flitworth's dancing at the harvest dance described?
4. How does Death retrieve the Fear of Offer diamond?
5. What does Miss Flitworth do when Death reveals she is dead?
6. How does Archchancellor Ridcully defeat a living compost heap in the book?
7. How is Mrs. Cake's séance with One-Man-Bucket described?
8. How do Miss Flitworth and Bill Door try to save their harvest during a hailstorm?
9. How does Schleppel help people escape the pink tubing in the book?
10. How does Windle Poons break into the library of the Unseen University?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
After experiencing the life of the undead, Windle Poons realizes what it means to truly live. Part 1.) What might the author be saying about many people's tendency to take life for granted based on Windle's experience in the book? Part 2.) What impact does living life as Bill Door have on Death's desire to have a life outside of his persona? Part 3.) What appears to be the author's overall message regarding the important things in 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
Compare and contrast Windle Poons as a wizard to what he becomes when he is undead. How is Windle Poons able to grow more emotionally and find more fulfillment through his undeath and what might the author be saying about the importance of living a full life through his character?
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