|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Li compares dreams to ____.
2. What is the term used for a strolling musician?
3. What is the name of the book-binder?
4. How much money is given to the beggar?
5. What name is inscribed in the book?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Politics are also referred to in the book. In several instances, a character must obey by the rules and therefore politics, even in an alternate world. This can be seen in the way Master Li is treated by the Emperor. Politics are also reflected in Robbie's stories of the Renaissance. Discuss the use of politics in the graphic novel. Do you think politics are an important part of the book? Explain. How else could Gaiman incorporate politics into the book? Also examine the use of politics in relationships.
Essay Topic 2
There are many references to the dead or undead throughout the book. Why do you think that is the case? Do you think it has to do with the nature of the characters, the story, or as a vehicle to introduce and utilize the Endless? Do you think the use of the undead is effective? How do living characters interact with those that have died? How would you feel if you met the undead?
Essay Topic 3
Write a detailed character description for each Endless character that appears in the book. Choose your favorite and why you prefer that specific character.
This section contains 250 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)