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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In the first scene, who is present with the ship master?
2. Master Li uses his skill to write on which of the following?
3. How many times has the man been in prison?
4. Who does Robbie meet in the condemned building?
5. How did Li's son die?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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? Where do fairies come from? Where do they live? What kinds of powers do fairies have?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
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 kitten in Exiles, and the gryphon. 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?
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