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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the Winkies do for the Tin Woodman?
2. Who has been broken and glued back together many times?
3. What does Glinda tell the monkeys to do with the Scarecrow?
4. What do the travelers think will happen now that the witch is dead?
5. What does this person in #141 do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
No one has told Dorothy that the silver shoes would have taken her home at any time. Why do you think this was kept a secret until the end? How did this secret benefit others? Do you think it was done intentionally to get the witch killed? Why or why not? How would the shoes have helped Dorothy in other parts of the story?
Essay Topic 2
There are different colors that make up the different lands of Oz. List all of the colors and their corresponding lands and then give a reason for each of the colors. Why do you think these colors were chosen for these particular people? Are there colors that would have suited the lands better?
Essay Topic 3
The setting of the story plays a large part at the beginning of Dorothy's adventures, with everything being gray and lifeless. Why do you think Baum decided to create this sort of setting for the story? How does it help or hurt the story? Why? Describe alternative settings that may have been just as effective.
This section contains 315 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)