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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What type of lessons does Genji give to the Third Princess?
2. How does Genji die?
3. How is the Second Princess's honor ruined?
4. What scares Niou off when he visits the Uji palace?
5. What does Genji begin to realize in Chapter 37?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Genji is a shameless womanizer throughout the bulk of the novel. What do you believe his actions toward women suggests about his character? Support your answers with specific references to and examples from the novel.
Essay Topic 2
What do you believe is Genji's strongest characteristic? How is it exemplified throughout the story? Do you find that it helps or hinders him? How?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the characterization of Murasaki and Ukifune.
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