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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 is the name of the Gatlin cemetery that Ethan sees when he opens the door of the house in Chapter 3: "This Side or the Next"?
2. What are draped over the windows and mirrors of Ravenwood Manor in Chapter 6: "Silver Button"?
3. Who was the teacher of Marian’s Buddhist class she has told Ethan about in Chapter 1: "Home"?
4. As Ethan sits outside of Wate’s Landing in Chapter 7: "Crosswords,” he wonders if his father is working on his book about what?
5. What Celtic symbol adorns Ethan’s mother’s grave in Chapter 3: "This Side or the Next"?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Ethan respond when he learns that Obidias wrote his page in The Caster Chronicles?
2. What information is related in the Prologue: “Beginning Again? What tone is established in this opening?
3. What does Ethan witness when he first sees Lena in the Mortal world of Gatlin in Chapter 6: "Silver Button"? How does he communicate with her?
4. What is Ethan’s first message that he sends to Lena in Chapter 9: "Stars and Stripes"?
5. How is the Otherworld arranged in terms of where the inhabitants exist? How are the houses described?
6. What conflict takes place between Lila Wate and Aunt Prue in the beginning of Chapter 10: “Snake Eyes”?
7. How is Beautiful Redemption structured? How are the sections of the book delineated and who narrates?
8. How are Katherine Cooper and Samuel Sewell described in Chapter 13: "Where the Crow Carries You"?
9. How is the River Master described in Chapter 15: "The River Master"? What is he doing when Ethan arrives?
10. What does Ethan obtain from the Greats when he visits them in the Otherworld in Chapter 13: "Where the Crow Carries You"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe and discuss the character of Marian Ashcroft in Beautiful Redemption. In what ways does Marian compare to the character from The Music Man? What secret knowledge does Marian reveal when her character is introduced? What was Marian’s relationship with Ethan’s mother?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the family dynamic within the Wate household. What is Amma’s role within the family? How long has Amma been with the family? How long ago did Ethan’s mother die, and how did she die? How does the Wate family compare with the Duchannes family?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the character of Angelus in the novel. What is Angelus’s history as a Mortal? How did Angelus obtain supernatural powers? What is his role in Ethan’s quest?
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