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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 retrieves a black disc from the ceiling?
2. What does Bill Door tell Miss Flitworth that borrowed time is when he tells her he is also living on it?
3. Who stays behind in the room and struggles against pink tubing so others can escape?
4. Where does Death convene with the Auditors after taking back his role?
5. What does Bill Door reap for Miss Flitworth with his scythe?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do the wizards react when the trolleys begin increasing in number?
2. How does Schleppel help people escape the pink tubing in the book?
3. How is Mrs. Cake's séance with One-Man-Bucket described?
4. How is Death's visit to a flower shop described?
5. What does Windle Poons say he has learned about himself after dying at the end of the book?
6. How does Bill Door feel about the person who replaced him as the persona of Death?
7. How does Bill Door race the combination harvester?
8. Why can't Bill Door pick up his scythe when he becomes a ghost?
9. What is in Miss Flitworth's three chests she keeps on her dresser?
10. How do Miss Flitworth and Bill Door try to save their harvest during a hailstorm?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast the wizards' attempts at solving the pyramid crisis with Windle and his groups'. How has Windle's point of view and ability to problem solve change after becoming undead in comparison to his former wizard friends, and what factors can be credited for this change?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Examine the symbolism that dance has in the book. What significance do the two dances, the Morris dance and the harvest dance, have in the portrayal of the circle of life in the book?
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