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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 does Koto bring out to the priest that leads the protest in front of her bar?
2. As Azaro and his "guide" travel, what flows backward against their travel?
3. Who owns the betting shop?
4. Who helps Azaro remove the person distracting his father in Book 7?
5. Whose tears from the world of the living flood houses in the valley during Azaro's spirit journey?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Madame Koto known as the Queen of the Ghetto Night?
2. How does Azaro's father affect the spirit world while Azaro is withdrawn?
3. The more Azaro's father trains, what happens with the villagers, with food for him and his mother, and with his father?
4. What happens when the eyes and lights come back to watch Azaro's father shadowboxing at night?
5. When Azaro's father wakes up, what does everyone find out about why he has been the way he is in his sleep after defeating the Green Leopard?
6. What does Azaro's mother pray for and why is she praying?
7. What happens when Azaro's father fights the man in the white suit?
8. Who is Ade, how does Azaro meet him, and what happens when he walks with Azaro in the woods?
9. How does Azaro's father change after encountering the spirit in his sleep that the priest of the roads helped him fight?
10. The four-headed spirit came to Azaro in different forms. What are they and how does Azaro respond?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In Book Five after being beaten by his parents, Azaro withdraws more and more from the world of the living. What does Azaro see on his journey and which people from the world of the living are found on his journey? Which ones affect his journey, and what happens in each instance?
Essay Topic 2
In Book Five, the spirits try harder to get Azaro back in their world. How do they do this, what does it trigger, and how does it play out?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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