The Story of the Stone, or The Dream of the Red Chamber; Volume 1: The Golden Days Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Cao Xueqin
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. To whose house does Bao-yu wander to to study to look at a painting that he likes?

2. What character does one of the child actors look like?

3. What does Aroma urge Bao-yu to stop eating?

4. How does Xi-feng's personality as an overbearing mistress come to light in the Ning house?

5. What wakes Xi-feng from her dream about Qin-shi?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

How does the author use the setting of the Prospect Garden as a key location in the novel?

Essay Topic 2

The central character of Bao-yu has a very clear arc of development. Discuss this with particular focus on the different levels of maturity that he attains and how he attains them.

Essay Topic 3

What is the significance of illness to the story? Discuss with at least three examples and why the author chooses to make these characters ill.

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