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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 Damen say to Ever at school?
2. What does Riley say their parents wished?
3. Where does Haven say Drina has gone?
4. What does Haven think is wrong with Ever?
5. What does Ever think when Damen is hosing off his wetsuit?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Ever sense in her room that night and what does she dream?
2. What does Drina say about her and Damen when she confronts Ever?
3. Whose image does Ever recall as she is fighting Drina, and what happens?
4. What happens in the girls' room between Stacia and Ever?
5. What does Ever discover that dulls the psychic input in her head?
6. What does Ever pretend in front of Sabine, and then do after Sabine leaves the house?
7. What does Ever find in one room of Damen's house that totally mystifies her?
8. What does Haven say that makes Ever faint and what does Damen do?
9. What does Drina say to Ever and how does Drina die?
10. Who does Ever try to call after Damen leaves, and what is the result?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 oneself? Why or why not?
2. Socrates said "Know thyself." How can reading a book such as "Evermore: The Immortals" help a reader to know him/herself? Do you find yourself reflecting on your own character and abilities when reading Evermore: The Immortals? Why or why not.
3. Choose one specific incident in "Evermore: The Immortals" to discuss and compare one of the characters' response to how you think you would respond.
Essay Topic 2
Many novels, and perhaps a majority, of novels ends on a happy note. Discuss the following:
1. Why do you think many (most?) people want what they perceive as a happy or good ending to a novel? Explain your opinion. Do you? Why or why not?
2. What are three reasons to read fiction? Discuss each one in light of "Evermore: The Immortals" and whether or not it fulfills all three, two or one of the reasons you mention. Give examples as to why "Evermore: The Immortals" is or is not successful in fulfilling the reasons you discuss.
3. Do you think reading solely for entertainment is as good a reason to read as any other? Why or why not? Can any work of fiction or non-fiction, no matter how poorly written, enlighten, teach, stimulate thought? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Choose one of the following to discuss:
1. Choose two significant symbols and trace and analyze their appearance in "Evermore: The Immortals". Are these universal symbols? Would they be understood in any culture? Are there other symbols that would portray the same idea? What are they? Why do you think Noël chooses the symbols he does?
2. Choose two important metaphors and trace and analyze their appearance in the novel. Are these universal metaphors? Would they be understood in any culture? Are there other metaphors that would portray the same idea? What are they? Why do you think Noël chooses the metaphors she does?
3. Discuss Noël's use (or lack ) of literary device (such as foreshadowing, cliffhangers, deux ex machina, etc.), and how they add or detract from the story. Does Noël use too many or too little literary techniques? State which of the five major elements of fiction the literary device is related to (style, character, plot, setting, theme).
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