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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Daniel tell Bea came to his room?
2. How does Penélope die?
3. Who says, "In seven days' time, I would be dead"?
4. Who is now the keeper of the Cemetery of Forgotten Books?
5. What did the police find on the body?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In Chapter 5, Daniel says, "Childhood devotions make unfaithful and fickle lovers..." What does he mean by this? What are Daniel's childhood devotions that looking back he sees fit into this statement? What are your childhood devotions that might fit with this statement? Describe how both Daniel's and your childhood devotions make this statement true or false.
Essay Topic 2
The Shadow of the Wind is a coming-of-age story for Daniel. Describe how Daniel changes throughout the story - from when the reader is first introduced to him at age 10, to Daniel's 16th birthday, to his marriage and fatherhood at the end of the novel. Use specific references and quotes from the story in your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Many portions of the story pit good against evil. How do these confrontations play out? How does the author represent both good and evil in the story through characters and symbols? Which do you think triumphs in the end - good or evil?
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