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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What ceremony is Kaoru preparing for in Chapter 47?
2. What is Genji's opinion of the Third Princess?
3. Whom did Chujounokimi immediately admire?
4. Who does Tamakazura marry?
5. How old is Genji when he marries the Third Princess?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Can you see a parallel between Niou and Kaoru with Genji and To no Chujo? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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