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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens that Sachiko see as a bad omen?
2. Why is Okubata upset at Sachiko?
3. What do Sachiko, Yukiko, Etsuko and Taeko do the night they arrive at Mrs Sugano's?
4. What does Yukiko think of Taeko and Okubata?
5. Where do Taeko and Etsuko go while Sawazaki meets Yukiko?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the role that Taeko plays in the novel and how and why she breaks from Japanese tradition.
Essay Topic 2
Choose two sisters and discuss the relationship between them.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the role of women in Japanese society during the setting of the novel and discuss the opposition to Taeko becoming a "working woman".
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