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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 will the police do to the trolls if they can prove the trolls have committed the crime they're accused of committing?
2. What does Niley threaten to do if Anita won't meet with him?
3. According to Captain Henderson, to what can mental illness open a person up?
4. Why do Anita and Damian have such a strong bond?
5. Why doesn't Anita think the trolls have committed the crime with which they are charged?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do Anita's interactions with Raina's munin change as the story progresses in Chapters 25-30?
2. Why does Jean-Claude not discourage Richard's romantic pursuit of Anita?
3. What secret does Officer Maiden reveal about himself in Chapter 45?
4. Who does Franklin Niley bring with him when he meets Anita in Chapter 35?
5. Why is Anita jealous of Dr. Carrie Onslow?
6. In Chapter 28, what do Richard and Anita decide to do about their relationship?
7. How do the sheriff and his deputies treat Anita and Richard in Chapter 29?
8. Who is Roxanne and why is she angry with Anita?
9. What news do Donald and Officer Thompson bring Anita in Chapter 42 and what gruesome evidence do they bring to substantiate their story?
10. Why does Anita choose to be alone rather than with Richard or Jean-Claude at the end of the novel?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Blue Moon contains a number of instances of irony. Cite at least three examples of irony in the novel and how it is used to indicate events to come.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast Verne and Richard, the two Ulfrics or werewolf pack leaders. Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
Essay Topic 3
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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