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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. Whose face does Azaro see on a lizard during his journey?
2. While fighting the former robber-turned-boxer, where does Azaro's father disappear to?
3. How many beggars from the road follow Azaro to the bar when he goes inside in Book 7?
4. Sitting in a tree, Azaro has a great view of not only the blind man's home, but also __________.
5. On the road, what speaks in different languages?
Short Essay Questions
1. The more Azaro's father trains, what happens with the villagers, with food for him and his mother, and with his father?
2. What happens in the spirit world and in the world of the living involving Azaro's journey and the blind man?
3. What happens with Azaro's father after he defeats the Green Leopard, and who does Azaro's mother call to help him?
4. While withdrawn, what happens with Azaro in the spirit world?
5. Why are the gods angry with Azaro, and what do they do about it while he is on his journey with the three-headed spirit?
6. What happens when Azaro's father fights the man in the white suit?
7. How does Azaro handle the beggars that follow him into the bar in Book 7?
8. Why is Azaro's father so excited when he wakes up in Book 8?
9. Why does Koto come to Azaro in his sleep, and what happens?
10. Who is Ade, how does Azaro meet him, and what happens when he walks with Azaro in the woods?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What do you think would have happened if Madame Koto was not a part of this story, and if the impact she had on other characters in the story had not occurred? Use specific events from the story where Madame Koto had a direct impact on others.
Essay Topic 2
In Book One, the story begins with Azaro describing the spirit world's river that became a road. At the end of Book One the story reveals to Azaro that his paternal grandfather was the head priest of the roads. Discuss the magical connections that link this story and its family members.
Essay Topic 3
In this story many incidents occurred involving story characters. Choose any combination of characters and incidents, and after describing each discuss the impact of them on the story.
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