Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter 10, what startling fact does Anita notice about her bruised skin?
2. Why does Anita break her engagement to Richard?
3. What is Richard's profession?
4. What does Anita tell Verne she wants when Verne asks what will restore the peace between his pack and hers?
5. What is a night hag?
Short Essay Questions
1. What secret does Damian reveal to Anita in Chapter 41?
2. Why does Franklin Niley want the land occupied by the trolls?
3. Why does Richard speak directly to sorcerer Linus Beck when he prays in Chapter 35?
4. Who does Franklin Niley bring with him when he meets Anita in Chapter 35?
5. Who is Asher and what is Anita's relationship with him?
6. Who is Colin and why does he not want Anita to come to Tennessee?
7. What is Anita's job and what is ironic about her job and her boyfriend?
8. Describe the clothing and the weapons that Anita wears when going to meet Colin and his vampires.
9. How do Anita's interactions with Raina's munin change as the story progresses in Chapters 25-30?
10. Who is Dr. Carrie Onslow and why is she crying in Chapter 31?
Discuss the depiction of women in Blue Moon. Are women in positions of leadership in the novel? What characteristics are ascribed to women in the novel? Do the men in the novel treat the women as equals or do they try to dominate them? Cite at least three examples from the text to support your conclusions.
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.
While Anita Blake is the clear protagonist of the novel, it could be argued that Frank Niley, Howard Grant, and Linus Beck are all antagonists. Compare and contrast these villains. Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
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