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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 general what must be present to deliver messages from the Creator?
2. In what kind of container is Azazel trapped?
3. How does Lucifer appear in human form?
4. What is the name of the master served by the siblings?
5. Which of the following return(s) to Hell?
Short Essay Questions
1. What occurs while the guests are waiting in the great hall for Dream's decision?
2. Who/what are the specters Charles sees around the school?
3. What is Loki's reaction when Thor attempts to return him to his prison?
4. What is the setting for the beginning of Episode 4? Who is the main character?
5. What is the first thing that happens to the character? What is unusual about the activity?
6. What information does Remiel have to give to Dream?
7. Name at least two other offers presented to Dream.
8. What are the two most tempting offers? Who offers them to Dream?
9. What happens between Choronzon and the Merkin?
10. What happens when Dream attempts to speak to Nada? What is Nada's response?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Lucifer appears in more than one story as the fallen angel that reigns over Hell. Discuss the use of Lucifer in the stories. Does Gaiman's portrayal of Lucifer match your own concept or the concept taught through religion and myth? What kind of powers does Lucifer have? What is your concept of hell in a religious or mythical context? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Fairies are magical creatures that appear in a wide variety of art forms from literature to paintings and movies. Discuss fairies. What are some famous fairies? Do you have a favorite? How does Cluracan compare to other famous fairies? Where do fairies come from? Where do they live? What kinds of power do fairies have?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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