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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who turns into a bat?
2. Who is sitting on a beam and talks to Bill Door after his lifetimer empties?
3. What does the Archchancellor use to defeat a moving compost?
4. What does Bill Door become when his lifetimer is empty?
5. Who remembers when this all will be again at the end of the book?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The scythe creates the opportunity for much symbolism in the book. Part 1.) What role does the scythe play in the destruction of the new persona of Death and what might this symbolize about the nature of this new persona? Part 2.) How does Death's scythe support his need to work hard? Part 3.) How does the author use the image of the scythe to represent death throughout the book?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the author's portrayal of class in the book. How does the author portray the undead characters in the book as a lesser class than humans, wizards and other characters and what deeper meaning might he wish for you to gain from this presentation?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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