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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Kiyoaki's father suggest he attend college?
2. Why does Chao P decide to return to Siam?
3. What does Kiyoaki do when he reaches the monastery in "Chapter 52"?
4. On the third day at Gesshu Monastery, where do Satoko and Kiyoaki's mothers go?
5. Why does Kiyoaki's servant give him a glass of turtle blood?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine the role of education in Kiyoaki's society. How does this affect Kiyoaki? Give examples and quotes from the book to support your discussion.
Essay Topic 2
Analyze the impact of war on this novel. Consider the Russo-Japanese War, as well as the emotional war Honda discusses. Give examples of the impacts of each by quoting the novel.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast at least two symbolic deaths in this novel. Define symbolism and quote the book to support your discussion on symbolic death.
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