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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Ukifune end up at the end of the novel?
2. Ukifune travels to a secluded cottage, where is it located?
3. What does Kaoru give to Oigimi in Chapter 47?
4. Who does Genji trust to be with him in his preparation for his daughter's initiation?
5. Who is Rokunokimi?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
After Genji's death, Kaoru becomes the main character of focus. How does Kaoru's character parallel Genji's character?
Essay Topic 2
What do you believe is the prevailing theme in the novel? Why? How do you interpret this theme?
Essay Topic 3
Could Ukifune's suicide attempt and escape from Kaoru and Niou be a metaphor for something else? What? How do you see this demonstrated in the text?
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