The Sandman: The Wake Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the book-binder?

2. Shakespeare is preparing to _____.

3. Robbie's ancestor may have been all but which of the following?

4. What is another name for the songs the men will sing?

5. What adjective is used to describe Shakespeare's friend?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

In several instances a character will enter into an alternate reality. Why does this happen? How does it happen? Do you think that the person escapes reality on purpose or is it an unconscious act? Discuss fantasy versus reality, why it is important, and how the difference is taught through characterization. Also discuss possible psychological implications and possible confusion of facts.

Essay Topic 2

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 3

Discuss what types of magic and healing were attributed to the members of the Endless family. Use internet research to support the observations. As a group, prepare an opinion to present to the class regarding the validity and/or origin of the myth. You may also include facts about the groups, e.g. Sect known for healing powers.

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