|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the letter Stephen receives indicate his mother thinks about his staying in Japan?
(a) She thinks it might be unsafe for him to remain in Japan.
(b) She thinks Henry should join him in Japan.
(c) She thinks it is best for him to remain in Japan.
(d) She thinks it's disloyal for him to remain in Japan.
2. What does the Summer: June through July 1938 chapter say that Stephen is doing that prevents him from journal writing?
(a) Helping Matsu in his garden.
(b) Rebuilding homes in Yamaguchi.
(c) Finishing a drawing of Yamaguchi.
(d) Helping Sachi in her garden.
3. To what is Tomoko referring when she tells Matsu that she doesn't want "to live like this"?
(a) In Yamaguchi.
(b) Apart from him.
(c) A life with leprosy.
(d) Apart from Kenzo.
4. When does Stephen see the fishing knife that belonged to Matsu's and Tomoko's father?
(a) In Yamaguchi, where Matsu points to a leper who uses it.
(b) After they return from Yamaguchi, he sees Matsu sharpening it.
(c) At Kenzo's teahouse, where it sits behind the bar.
(d) At Sachi's, when she tells him her story.
5. What does Matsu tell Stephen he can hope for when he looks back on his life?
(a) That everything happened for a reason.
(b) To leave with all debts paid.
(c) That he has no regrets.
(d) That he loved and had been loved.
Short Answer Questions
1. What tragedy befalls Keiko's family?
2. Who does Sachi say was Matsu's opposite?
3. What does Sachi say was Kenzo's reaction when Sachi first told him she had leprosy?
4. Why did Sachi's father take her to shrines after her diagnosis with leprosy?
5. What does Stephen's father tell him his parents agree on when he visits in June of 1938?
Short Essay Questions
1. What activities surround Fumiko's arrival?
2. How does Keiko feel about her father's behavior?
3. What information does Stephen get from Penelope's letter?
4. How does Matsu feel about his sister's decision to deal with her disease?
5. Describe Matsu's behavior at Sachi's house.
6. What is Sachi's relationship with Michiko?
7. Who is Sumiko?
8. Where is the Kerria plant found and what does it mean?
9. What is the significance of the conversation Stephen and Keiko have on the beach?
10. Compare Matsu and Tomoko as teenagers.
This section contains 777 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)