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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Dirk think nobody will sell him cigarettes?
2. What does Thor tell Odin he could not steal from his son?
3. The air at Valhalla is filled with the noiseless howls of _____.
4. What squeaks in protest as Dirk drives down the road in the rain in Chapter 19?
5. What does Odin have to promise Woodshead to stay there?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain Kate's state of mind as she is trying to board the plane. Describe her motivation for going to the airport and her attitude toward the troubles she encounters as she tries to board the plane.
Essay Topic 2
Explain how the Coca-Cola machine is a recurrent motif in the story. Where does it appear? What is happening when it appears? What does the Coca-Cola machine turn out to be?
Essay Topic 3
Explain the symbolism of the Draycotts in the book. What do they do for a living? How do they compare symbolically with Thor and Odin?
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