The Tale of Genji Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Ukifune doing when she realizes that Kaoru is coming for her?

2. Who does Tamakazura marry?

3. Which man matches Genji in skill and charm?

4. Which person is used to resolve the conflict between To no Chujo and Genji?

5. Who sees Yugiri leaving the Second Princess's bedroom?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Can you see a parallel between Niou and Kaoru with Genji and To no Chujo? Explain.

Essay Topic 2

While on her death bed, Murasaki tells Genji about her wish to become a nun. Genji rejects her wish. Was this cruel of Genji why or why not? Is Genji selfish, an egotistical character? Explain.

Essay Topic 3

Tamakazura is left in the care of Genji even after finding the To no Chujo is her true father. Tamakazura becomes increasingly confused. Use examples from the text to support Tamakazura's feelings of confusion toward Genji and To no Chujo.

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