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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. The people of this land are afraid of what?
2. In what land does Glinda live?
3. What does Dorothy use to summon the mice?
4. Where does the Scarecrow put his gift from the Wizard?
5. What is the Wizard's true profession?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When they enter the land of white china, Dorothy becomes enchanted by a small beautiful princess, even going so far as to try to convince the princess to come back with her to Kansas. Why do you think Dorothy relates to this princess? What do you think Dorothy sees in this figurine? What does this say about Dorothy and how she sees herself?
Essay Topic 2
The Cowardly Lion is another great character. At first, do you think Dorothy should have reacted differently to him? Why or why not? Why do you think Dorothy decided to include him as well on her trip? What does the Lion have to offer? What does the Lion do during the story to help? Give three examples of how the Cowardly Lion helps during the trip to Oz.
Essay Topic 3
Even though she does not know what it does, Dorothy takes the Golden Cap with her. Why do you think Dorothy chose to do this? What reasons might she have had to take this along on the journey? What else could she have taken?
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