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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. How do Mary and Nick travel to Lakehurst?
2. What does the first boy that Allie finds hanging upside-down have on his pajamas?
3. What does Nick see above him in the chiming room?
4. How do Vari and Nick treat each other?
5. How does Allie get to the McGill's ship?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is chiming?
2. What does Allie believe the jogger will get as payment for Allie's possession?
3. What does Allie plan to do after she gets home?
4. How does Mary react when she finds out Nick has helped the thousand children on to the light?
5. What is inside the McGill's safe?
6. What effect does seeing his picture have on the McGill?
7. How does the prophecy that Allie will be the first and last come to pass?
8. What did the Twin Pier Marauders do to the McGill?
9. What caused the little girl at the end of the story to get lost on her way to the light?
10. Why doesn't Allie free Nick and Lief when she first finds them?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the states that Afterlights find themselves in during the novel. Choose an example of a character trying to explore and understand the external world, an example of a character exploring and changing his or her internal life, and an example of a character stuck in a "rut." Compare these three states, their causes, and consequences.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the nature of morality in the novel. There are many characters who exhibit qualities of good and evil in the novel. Choose three characters and compare their morality. In what ways are they good and in what ways are they evil? Do they have good or evil intentions? What does a comparison of these characters reveal about the nature of good and evil in the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss symbolism in Everlost by examining the following three symbolic elements in the novel: the chocolate on Nick's face, the Twin Towers, and the McGill changing his hands to fur. What do these elements in the story symbolize, and why does the author use these symbols?
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