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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 seafood do Bond and Vesper eat for dinner?
2. What does Vesper say people are in this chapter?
3. Which of the following does Le Chiffre carry into the room with him?
4. Who has provided Bond with a doctor?
5. Who traced the car to Bond?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Le Chiffre cause Bond to crash in Chapter 16?
2. What tragedy happens at the beginning of Chapter 27?
3. How has Bond and Vesper's relationship changed in Chapter 14?
4. What decision does Bond make at the end of Chapter 24?
5. What does Bond say about heroes and villains in Chapter 20?
6. How does Le Chiffre torture Bond in Chapter 17?
7. Why does Vesper become upset in Chapter 22?
8. Who saves Bond in Chapter 18?
9. What do you think Vesper's speech about islands reveals about her character?
10. Why is Vesper terrified in Chapter 25?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Look at the structure of the novel.
1) How does Fleming use character and dialogue to drive the narrative.
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 novel's themes?
3) Aside from the main character, examine the way Fleming uses the other characters in the story. When does he introduce and take them away from the story? What effect does it have on the story?
Essay Topic 2
Identify the main themes of the story. Why do you think these themes are so important to the story? How does Fleming use character and setting to express these themes?
Essay Topic 3
Examine Fleming's writing style. How would you describe Fleming's prose style? What kind of vocabulary does he use? Does he use any specific writing techniques? What meaning does Fleming's style give to the story?
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