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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. In what kind of container is Azazel trapped?
2. What adjective describes the reaction of the character being punished?
3. Where is the character eventually cornered?
4. The story flashes back to ____ days previous.
5. In general what must be present to deliver messages from the Creator?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do you think Nada told Dream his apology was inadequate?
2. What is the announcement made to the people waiting in the great hall?
3. What argument and gift are presented to Dream from Odin?
4. Who are the three boys that awake Charles? What confession do they make?
5. Who attends Dream's court as a representative of Faerie? Which fairies are in charge of the realm?
6. The story switches over to Lucifer who has left Hell for good. Where did Lucifer go?
7. What is the basis of the confrontation between Dream and Susano?
8. What is Azazel's reaction to the news?
9. What does Charles do to avoid the specters?
10. Who serves the guests at dinner? What is the entertainment provided to the guests?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Create your own brand of fan fiction involving the Endless. What scenario would you develop to show the characters' strengths and weaknesses? Who would the other characters be? Would your graphic novel be one story or a series of vignettes? Explain.
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
Gaiman is known for paying homage to various authors and works of literature. Choose at least four references used in the book. Write at least 250 words on each reference. Also add your opinion as to why Gaiman chose that particular author or reference.
This section contains 635 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)