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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 does Nick hide behind when the McGill opens his hiding place?
2. How does Mary try to beat Nick to the Twin Towers?
3. How many tries does it take Allie to type her message?
4. How do Mary and Nick travel to Lakehurst?
5. What does the old man forget to bring with him from the engine room?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Allie learn about fortune cookies?
2. What does Allie do with her typed message?
3. What caused the little girl at the end of the story to get lost on her way to the light?
4. What does the McGill look like?
5. What is inside the McGill's safe?
6. How does Mary respond when Nick tells her about the McGill and Allie's plan to defeat him?
7. Why does Pinhead want to open the barrels?
8. How does the McGill deal with the tangled kids in the chiming chamber?
9. How does Mikey escape the mob?
10. What is chiming?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The fortune cookies in Everlost that always contain true fortunes show that fate or predestination is at work in Everlost. Choose three characters in Everlost and discuss how their fates are preordained. What roles do personal choice and free will play in their lives?
Essay Topic 2
Negotiation and bargaining is an important aspect of the way that characters with conflicting goals deal with each other. Particularly, Allie uses negotiation and bargaining to get help from characters with more power than she has. Choose three instances of discussion and bargaining in the novel. Discuss their importance and consequence.
Essay Topic 3
Death is a fundamental aspect of the novel Everlost. The novel begins with the main characters' deaths and takes place in the afterlife. Examine the novel's treatment of death.
Part 1) What do the characters learn about the nature of death?
Part 2) What does the nature of Everlost imply about death and what might follow Everlost?
Part 3) How do the characters deal with their own deaths and their loss of connections with life?
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