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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. In Chapter 8, what does Sheriff Wilkes say will get Richard out of trouble and get the charges against him to disappear?
2. What is Richard's profession?
3. Who checks Nathaniel's pulse while he is being treated for the rotting corruption in Chapter 13?
4. What does Anita think when she hears that Richard has been arrested in Tennessee?
5. Who is Anita's boss at Animators, Inc.?
Short Essay Questions
1. Do Verne and his werewolves side with Colin or Anita when Anita clashes with Colin?
2. What supernatural creatures accompany Anita to Tennessee to assist Richard?
3. Who is Colin and why does he not want Anita to come to Tennessee?
4. What does Officer Maiden's warning to Anita in Chapter 7 foreshadow?
5. In Chapter 7, what reveals to Anita that Sheriff Wilkes is involved in whatever is going on in Myerton?
6. What is Anita's relationship with the vampire Damian?
7. What is Anita's relationship with vampire master Jean-Claude?
8. In Chapter 14, who does Asher suggest is behind the attack on Nathaniel and why does Asher think Nathaniel was attacked?
9. In Chapter 14, why does Damian begin to rot, and why is Anita the only one who can save his life?
10. Who is Raina and what is her relationship to Anita?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Blue Moon takes place in the present in Tennessee and St. Louis in an alternate reality in which vampires, werewolves, and trolls are real. Discuss how the geographical and chronological settings affect the story and how the characters and story might differ if Laurell K. Hamilton had set the novel in another era or in a world in which vampires and werewolves are real but are thought to be mere myths and legends. Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
Essay Topic 2
Greed motivates much of the action in the novel. Discuss the theme of greed in Blue Moon. Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the werewolves, the wereleopards, the vampires, and the trolls in Blue Moon. Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
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