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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Genji want to visit the Akashi lady?
2. What is Ukifune's first impression of Niou.?
3. What does Niou learn about Ukifune?
4. Lady Ichijo gives Yugiri a gift that once belonged to _______.
5. Where does Nakanokimi hide Ukifune in Chapter 50?
Essay Topic 1
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 2
What do you believe is the prevailing theme in the novel? Why? How do you interpret this theme?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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