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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. As Triton watches Mr. Salgado and Miss Nili taking a stroll down the beach, he imagines ___.
2. What does Miss Nili do when Mr. Salgado accuses her of sleeping with Robert?
3. Why does Nili worry that she's really not invited to the Mahaweli Scheme inauguration party?
4. When Triton goes back to the kitchen as holiday dinner guests start to leave, how does he feel?
5. When another guest arrives for the Christmas Eve dinner at Mr. Salgado's house, what does Triton do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
One of the major themes in Reef is the following: "Regardless of our efforts, change is inevitable." Using three specific examples from the book, show how the author carries this theme through.
Essay Topic 2
Explain, in detail, why the following minor characters are important to the development of the story. What does each one contribute to the narrative?
Essay Topic 3
Although he starts out without any cooking skills, Triton evolves into an accomplished chef. Analyze how this culinary evolution mirrors Triton's personal transformation with respect to his self-esteem, confidence, and self-perception.
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