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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How long do the travelers wait for the Wizard?
2. Where does Dorothy tell her aunt she has been?
3. What do the Winkies do for the Scarecrow?
4. What does Glinda tell the monkeys to do with the Scarecrow?
5. What is this forest filled with?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The Scarecrow doesn't seem to offer a lot of help to the journey at first, as he tells Dorothy that he wants brains. So, why do you think Dorothy decided to bring the Scarecrow along? What does Dorothy think the Scarecrow has to offer? What does the Scarecrow reveal as the story progresses? How does he help? Give three examples of ways he helps the journey.
Essay Topic 2
The Wizard is only hidden by a screen, it is revealed in the end. Why do you think no one ever looked behind the screen before? What stopped others from finding the Wizard out? If you were the Wizard, how would you have hidden yourself so that you couldn't be detected?
Essay Topic 3
The Tin Woodman is one of the most fascinating creatures in the story with his history. However, do you think a tin man is a good person to have along on a trip to see the Wizard? Why do you think Dorothy decided to include the Tin Woodman? What does the Tin Woodman have to offer? What does the Tin Woodman do during the course of the story to help? Give three examples of ways the Tin Woodman helps the story and the journey.
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