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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Jim decide to charge the Irish gang with?
2. What crime are Mickey and his gang responsible for?
3. What rumor does Harvey suggest the police spread about the Irish gang?
4. Where was the Joker being held prisoner?
5. What did Batman steal from the Roman's safe?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Batman's relationship with Solomon Grundy?
2. Who is Harvey Dent?
3. Who is Alfred?
4. How does Wayne defeat the Joker in this section?
5. How do the Irish gang die?
6. What pact do Gordon, Dent and Batman make on the rooftop?
7. Why does Falcone kill Richard Daniel?
8. How is the Joker introduced into the story?
9. What do Gordon and Sal both accuse Batman of in this section?
10. What do Carmine and Carla fight about in this section?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does Loeb try to relate the Batman story to new readers of the series? How do you think older readers would criticize these changes?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss elements of the narrative structure; Exposition, conflict, complication, climax, resolution and conclusion. Do all the elements make for a logical and linear story? How does the story's structure express the book's themes?
Essay Topic 3
Pick a character from the book and discuss his or her goals and motives. Do they achieve their motive? Do they share similar goals and motives with other characters? Do their goals clash with other characters? How do the characters goals and motives affect their interaction with each other?
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