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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which room in given to the Lieutenant?
2. Where does Nakanokimi go to visit Niou in Chapter 48?
3. What type of skill does Ukifune possess?
4. Who does Genji trust to be with him in his preparation for his daughter's initiation?
5. How does Kaoru find that Ukifune is alive?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Ukifune successfully escapes the advances made by Kaoru. While other women in the novel were not able to escape the clutches of men. Why is Ukifune's escape significant? Do you find that it is significant? What might her escape suggest?
Essay Topic 2
Throughout the novel To no Chujo is in constant competition with Genji. Analyze and describe the internal conflict that To no Chujo may be feeling. Be sure to cite specific instances from the novel to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 3
What do you believe is the prevailing theme in the novel? Why? How do you interpret this theme?
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