The Sandman Vol. 8: World's End Test | Final 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. Which author wrote the famous work?

2. The character believes that it is what year?

3. The person quizzes Brant about which of the following topics?

4. Jim decides not to discuss which of the following?

5. What gift does Prez give to Morpheus at the end of the tale?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What precipitates the great storm that plagues the ship?

3. Where did Jim go to fulfill this goal?

4. What happens after Prez dies? Who makes demands on Prez?

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

6. What happened in 1970 that changed Prez' life?

7. What was Prez's response? What was Prez's goal?

8. What happens shortly after Prez becomes President of the United States?

9. Where does the story begin? What is the main character doing at the time?

10. What was the other love of Prez's life outside politics?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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?

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

Compare "World's End" with one or more of Gaiman's other books in the series. Which is, in your opinion, the best? Explain. Which did you like the least? Explain. What future scenarios might you want to see in upcoming books? Which characters would you like to see portrayed? Why?

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