Mid-Book Test - Hard
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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 nickname does the character have for his guests?
2. What form does the demon take?
3. Huginn and Muninn are also referred to as ____________.
4. If someone does hurt the messenger, punishment will come back on that person ____ times over.
5. What is the last name of the family?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Desire do to torment Dream?
2. What other representatives are present in Dream's court?
3. Who visits Destiny in the garden? What is the purpose of the visit?
4. Dream calls a meeting to discuss what issue? Where is the discussion held?
5. What happens when Dream returns to Dreaming?
6. What is the setting for the beginning of Episode 4? Who is the main character?
7. What kind of meeting does Destiny call? Where is it held?
8. What are Lucifer's plans once he leaves Hell?
9. What happens between Choronzon and the Merkin?
10. What occurs while the guests are waiting in the great hall for Dream's decision?
Essay Topic 1
Politics are also referred to in the book. In several instances, a character must obey by the rules and therefore politics, even in an alternate world. This can be seen in the way Dream deals with the issue of reopening Hell or in Odin's attempts to rein in and punish Loki. Discuss the use of politics in the graphic novel. Do you think politics are an important part of the book? Explain. How else could Gaiman incorporate politics into the book? Also examine the use of politics in relationships.
Essay Topic 2
Write a detailed character description for each Endless character that appears in the book. Choose your favorite and why you prefer that specific character.
Essay Topic 3
Examine the origin of the Endless. Some say that the characters have always existed and therefore are immortal and eternal. What is your opinion on the subject? Do you think the family is actually "Endless?" Where do you think they came from? If they are eternal and immortal, how were they created?
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