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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In which direction do the travelers walk?
2. What do the friends of Dorothy vow to do?
3. Who is sad about their situation in this chapter?
4. Who does Dorothy want to bring back to Kansas with her?
5. Who does Dorothy run up to at the end?
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
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.
Essay Topic 3
Explain what "There's no place like home" means to Dorothy and what it means generally to you as the reader.
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