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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 Charles see throughout the school?
2. Dream attempts to apologize to which character?
3. What happens to Charles after the confrontation with the dead boys?
4. What type of school does the boy attend?
5. It is obvious that the character is really which other character in disguise?
Short Essay Questions
1. What story is told regarding Hell? What proposition do the fairies make to Dream?
2. What happens when Dream attempts to speak to Nada? What is Nada's response?
3. What is the compromise Dream offers to Loki?
4. What is the first thing that happens to the character? What is unusual about the activity?
5. What information does Remiel have to give to Dream?
6. What is the basis of the confrontation between Dream and Susano?
7. What occurs while the guests are waiting in the great hall for Dream's decision?
8. Why do you think Nada told Dream his apology was inadequate?
9. What is the announcement made to the people waiting in the great hall?
10. Name at least two other offers presented to Dream.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In addition to gods and powerful people, Gaiman also makes many references to animals with special powers as well as the power of speech and reason. Examine how Gaiman uses personification in regards to the animals. Some examples of animals used in the story include the interaction with Matthew, the Merkin, and Odin's ever present ravens. Explain how and why Gaiman chose to employ this method. Was the method effective? Explain. What other creatures might have fit into the story the same way?
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
One of the main themes in the book is good versus evil. List at least four examples where the author employs this specific theme. Is the battle between good and evil obvious or subtle? What characters are involved in the battle? Do you think the right person won? Does good always triumph over evil? Explain.
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