Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Ray go when he is accused of drinking too much?
2. What does Ray learn how to dig when he undergoes his training as a fire spotter?
3. What is the last name of the character in the answer to #139?
4. To what do Ray's mother and sister want him to return?
5. Who notices Ray's peculiar habit of spending long periods alone in the woods?
The characters of Ray and Japhys could not be more alike or more different from each others, creating an interesting interplay in the story itself.
Part 1: Describe the character of Ray as he is portrayed in the story.
Part 2: Describe the character of Japhys as he is portrayed in the story.
Part 3: Which character seems to have nobler intentions, as Buddhism warrants? Why did you choose the character you did?
One's perception of one's self can often to lead to decisions that are based on image, rather than internal desire.
Part 1: In this story, how does Ray's perception of himself affect the way he lives his life?
Part 2: In this story, how does Japhy's reception of himself affect the way he chooses to live his life?
Part 3: Is it a good idea to make decisions based on how you want to be perceived? Why or why not?
The theme of simplicity is another obvious idea that is tested and acknowledged as the story continues.
Part 1: What are Ray's ideas about simplicity? What are Japhy's ideas about simplicity?
Part 2: What are some examples of Ray and Japhy's adherence to simplicity?
Part 3: Why is living simply preferable to living any other way, according to these characters?
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