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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. A man who comes to see the father says he wants to at least be near _______.
2. What skills were courtesans supposed to teach noblemen?
3. What does the narrator enjoy about the town of Mahadeo?
4. What was the perk of the woman's life as a courtesan?
5. What story is the woman going to tell the narrator?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss how the Narmada river functions as a character in "A River Sutra".
Essay Topic 2
How do the array of religions used in "A River Sutra" add to the narrator's spiritual journey? What statement does it make about spirituality? India?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss fact vs. fable in "A River Sutra" and the truth or fiction that can be found in both.
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