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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Dorothy want to bring back to Kansas with her?
2. What had Aunt Em been getting ready to do?
3. What does the Wizard want to do?
4. What does the Lion receive from the Wizard?
5. What do the friends of Dorothy vow to do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The conscience of the Tin Woodman prevents him from killing a mouse and thus grants the travelers a great ally. What are two of the ways that mice help the travelers in the story? If the mice had not pledged to help, would Dorothy and the others have been successful in their trip?
Essay Topic 2
If the Wizard never lets anyone see him, how do the people in the Land of Oz know he's real? What are some of the ways that the Wizard controls the perceptions of the people? Why do you think these tricks work so well?
Essay Topic 3
Eventually, Dorothy manages to kill the witch by accident. Why do you think Baum make the witch's demise so simple? What is the significance of the scene in which Dorothy tosses the water on her? What does this say about evil and killing it?
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