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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 is Haven's younger brother's name?
2. What worries Ever about Haven and the elixir?
3. What does Ever say is the reason she is asking Jude for help about Roman?
4. What does Ever want Damen to do with the place he manifested in Summerland?
5. How does Roman talk?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Haven get angry at Damen, and what does Haven tell Damen?
2. What does Ever do after dinner in Chapter 5?
3. How does Haven feel about what Ever says Roman did?
4. What does Damen give Miles, and why does he give it to him?
5. Of what does Haven accuse Ever and why?
6. What do the twins tell Ever?
7. Where does Ever take Haven at the beginning of Chapter 1, and why does she take her there?
8. What does Ever do in her bedroom, and how does that turn out?
9. What happened between Ever and Jude the last time she saw him?
10. What does Roman say to Ever, and why does Ever leave quickly?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss one of the following:
1. Thoroughly analyze how the setting informs the plot in Dark Flame.
2. Trace and analyze one major theme of Dark Flame. How is the theme represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
3. Trace and analyze two secondary themes of Dark Flame. How are the themes represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the following:
1. What is a plot? What are the most important elements of a plot and their definition? Do all novels have a plot? Why or why not?
2. Write a brief synopsis of the plot of Dark Flame, identifying where the various elements of the plot occur (exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution or denouement). Do you find it difficult to identify the plot? Why or why not? What about the various elements of the plot?
3. Identify the major sub-plots and their elements in Dark Flame. (The subplots may not contain every element of the major plot). Do the sub-plots add to the main plot? Why or why not? Are the sub-plots interesting in and of themselves? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Many readers of fiction place themselves in the position of one character, wondering if they would do the same thing as that character. Discuss the following:
1. Do you think one of the values of literature is to serve as a reflection of the reader? Why or why not?
2. Socrates said "Know thyself." How can reading a book such as Dark Flame help a reader to know him/herself? Do you find yourself reflecting on your own character and abilities when reading Dark Flame? Why or why not?
3. Choose one specific incident in Dark Flame to discuss and compare one of the characters' response to how you think you would respond.
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