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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of rumor is going around about Max?
2. Why has Qwilleran brought Koko and Yum Yum to the vet?
3. What does Hixie suspect has happened to Joy's cat?
4. About what does Qwill feel guilty?
5. What kind of woman is Qwill's wife?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Joy think that Dan might be jealous of her work?
2. What serves as a reminder to Jim about his age?
3. Why does Qwilleran continue to cringe inwardly?
4. What is unique about the people who reside in Maus Haus?
5. Of what things does Charlotte disapprove?
6. How does Qwilleran feel while talking to Miss Roop?
7. Why is Qwilleran so excited to see Joy?
8. How is the clay processed before it is used?
9. What has attracted so much attention from the two cats in their new home?
10. What have the cats done to the room when Qwill comes back from his cheese tasting with Hixie?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss The Cat Who Saw Red as a detective novel. What conventions from the detective genre and film noir tradition does Braun incorporate into her work and in what ways does she subvert them?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss how art has changed over the past two thousand years. What images traditionally occupied an artist's work? What forms presently occupy an artist's attention? Suggest potential reasons for this.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss painting as an art form. How has it changed? What main eras of painting are most commonly recognized by the layperson? Explain your findings.
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