The Sandman Vol. 8: World's End Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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 did the car hit when trying to avoid the animal?

2. Who intercedes on Cluracan's behalf?

3. What is spread throughout the city connected to Mairon?

4. What is Cluracan's reaction to Mairon's actions?

5. What is the cause of the storm?

Short Essay Questions

1. Explain the regime of the city and how the rulers are viewed by Cluracan.

2. After the group had finished lunch, two more characters stepped up to tell stories. Who were they? What were the stories about?

3. How does Mairon react to Cluracan's prophecy?

4. Discuss the character's youth and how his actions affected his future.

5. Who is Petrefex? Where is Petrefex's home?

6. What happens after Brant leaves his room? Who does he meet?

7. How long has it been since Cluracan visited Aurelian? What is the condition of the city when he arrives?

8. When does the owner of the ship appear in the story? What is the captain's reaction?

9. Who observed the disposal and led the burial party?

10. The seeker tells a tale about what character? Where was the character born?

Essay 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

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 powers do fairies have?

Essay Topic 3

Some of the stories in the book are too fantastical 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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