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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 Barbie say about a home in Chapter 6?
2. Who admits to not having any money or even a home in Chapter 6?
3. What disgusts Barbie when she walks through the diner in Chapter 6?
4. Who is Wanda's only friend that does not treat her like a freak?
5. Whose corpse does the traveling group come across in Chapter 4?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do Barbie and Wilkinson discover when they read the scroll?
2. What does Wilkinson say that Barbie does not believe when they wake up the day after they hid from the Black Guard in the cave and read Tantoblin's scroll?
3. What does Barbie want to do with Tantoblin's body?
4. What is the boon that Morpheus offers Barbie?
5. What does Thessaly say when Morpheus departs?
6. What do Nuala and Morpheus talk about in Chapter 4?
7. What does Barbie talk about on the car ride with Dora and what does she dream about?
8. In Chapter 4, when Luz says that they are being watched, what does Barbie compare this experience to?
9. What happens that makes Barbie question whether she is dreaming, and how does she respond to this new knowledge in Chapter 4?
10. To whom does the Cuckoo introduce Barbie?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the witchcraft performed by Thessaly? How does this and other acts separate her from the other women? What kind of characterization does this result in? Describe.
Essay Topic 2
Consider the use of the name "Cuckoo." What does this signify? Is it appropriate? In the story, what descriptions and connections are made about the word "cuckoo" and how do they relate to the character? How does your understanding of the name Cuckoo change when it becomes apparent that the Cuckoo is Barbie as a child? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Consider the point of view presented in the book. Initially, the story line stays close to Barbie and her friends and then focuses in primarily on Barbie's adventures. However, by the end of the book, the focus shifts to Wanda and Barbie's understanding of Wanda despite the judgment offered by Wanda's family. How does this change from the smaller focus of two intimate friends to that of family and society at large give a different perspective on the story as a whole? Describe.
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