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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which character is the Egyptian Goddess of the cat?
2. Remiel states that punishment in Hell will now have which of the following?
3. Who announces to the petitioners that Hell will reopen?
4. Where does the character wake up on the first day?
5. What is the name of Cluracan's sister?
Essay Topic 1
Gaiman uses many metaphors in his writing, some of which are quite subtle. Choose at least three strong metaphors and three subtle metaphors for use in discussion. What do you think prompts Gaiman to utilize metaphors? Which are the most obvious to you? Are some metaphors and references too obscure for the general public? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Morpheus is one of the most enigmatic and famous characters in mythology. Explain the history of Morpheus. When did the character first appear in literature? What culture seemingly created Morpheus? How has the character changed throughout history? Why do you think Gaiman chose Morpheus as a main character? What other mythological entity would you like to see portrayed in a graphic novel series?
Essay Topic 3
Some of the stories in the book are too fantastic to be believed by someone who was not there to experience it firsthand. How might you react if a person approached you with such an outrageous tale that it could only happen in myth? Would you believe the person? Would you think the person was crazy? Would you ask for proof? If so, what kind of proof would you require?
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