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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 creatures always surround Odin?
2. What is the name of Cluracan's sister?
3. What/who is lying next to Charles when he awakens?
4. Who attempts to help Charles get to the infirmary?
5. Odin created a micro-world that showed a miniaturized version of what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Loki's reaction when Thor attempts to return him to his prison?
2. Name at least two other offers presented to Dream.
3. The story switches over to Lucifer who has left Hell for good. Where did Lucifer go?
4. What does Paine say when Charles asks what it is like to die?
5. What are the two most tempting offers? Who offers them to Dream?
6. What happens when Dream attempts to speak to Nada? What is Nada's response?
7. What is the basis of the confrontation between Dream and Susano?
8. What is offered to Dream from Shivering Jemmy?
9. What is the first thing that happens to the character? What is unusual about the activity?
10. What is the result of the proclamation?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Not all lovers of literature are fans of the graphic novel. Some parents are concerned that a child will become so intrigued with fantasy that he will begin to believe in and dabble in the magic arts. Discuss the magic arts as they apply to fairy tales. What are magic arts? What might a child want to try? Is any one of the arts dangerous? How might it go against a family's structure or moral code? Have you ever dabbled in the magic arts? Explain. Which would be most commonly investigated by a curious child? What do you think would happen?
Essay Topic 2
Out of all the Endless, Death seems to play the largest part in most of the stories. Discuss the character Death. Why do you think Gaiman places so much emphasis on Death? Do you think Death is the strongest character? How do you compare Death to Dream? Which character do you think is the most important and/or the most developed? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Write a detailed character description for each Endless character that appears in the book. Choose your favorite and why you prefer that specific character.
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