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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many cricket cages does Fisby own by the time he meets Capt. McLean?
2. What are the men wading in next to where they are building the teahouse?
3. What has Capt. McLean done for years every spring?
4. Who is wresting?
5. According to Sakini, how does fortune often come?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What does it mean to the resident of the village to sit in the pine grove and watch the sun go down while drinking tea? What ideals does this promote?
Essay Topic 2
When Fisby says that Lotus Blossom must decide her future for herself, what is happening? What is Fisby giving up? Anything? What is Lotus Blossom giving up if she starts to decide her future on her own? What will she gain? What do you think is the final effect of Fisby knowing Lotus Blossom? Do you think it breaks a stereotype for him?
Essay Topic 3
How do you think the teahouse would be viewed by visitors? Compare that view to how you think the community views the teahouse. How does the teahouse add value to the community?
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