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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the next story the narrator will tell?
2. At the dance academy, what are the girls' dances supposed to convey?
3. In the father's lessons, what is a raga composed of?
4. A courtesan's education of noblemen must be ______ guidance.
5. What time in his life is Tariq Mia's story set?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss paternity and childhood in "A River Sutra". Where can this type of relationship be seen in the text? Who is involved, and how does it drive the plot?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss interconnectedness in "A River Sutra":
Part 1) Between characters in the tales.
Part 2) Between characters within the tales and our narrator himself.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the use of storytelling or folklore in "A River Sutra".
Part 1) How does it aid to the portrait of religion?
Part 2) How does it aid to the portrait of India?
Part 3) How does it aid to the portrait of enlightenment?
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