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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. Who wants to make sure that vampirism is no longer legal?
2. How does Anita feel about not knowing the location of Jean-Claude's daytime resting place?
3. What did the second victim have in common with the first victim?
4. Who has Larry pinned to the floor when Anita returns to him in Chapter 36?
5. Who is waiting for Anita at her apartment in Chapter 26?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Mr. Oliver.
2. What does Richard tell Anita when she awakes in the hospital in the final chapter?
3. What awaits Anita at her apartment after she returns from the Circus of the Damned in Chapter 38?
4. What does Anita tell Jean-Claude when she reaches him?
5. What does Jean-Claude explain to Anita when she arrives at the Circus of the Damned on Halloween?
6. What do Anita, Larry and Bert argue about at the office?
7. Describe the scene when Anita returns to Larry in Chapter 36.
8. What happens when Mr. Oliver orders Anita to kill Jean-Claude?
9. What is Mr. Oliver's goal, according to what he tells Anita in Chapter 30?
10. What happens when Anita reaches the cave where she is supposed to be meeting Mr. Oliver?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Investigate "Circus of the Damned" as paranormal romance. How does it adhere to and differ from the typical paranormal romance? What changes could be made to mark it more clearly as paranormal romance? What changes could be made to prevent critics from classifying the novel as paranormal romance?
Essay Topic 2
How does Anita change throughout the novel? Detail the changes she makes and the reasons behind those changes.
Essay Topic 3
Describe Anita's relationships with the men in her life, specifically Jean-Claude, Richard, Edward and Larry. How does she treat them differently and why? How do each of these men view Anita?
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