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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 did Grant have to prove himself to the Russian government?
2. What is the name of the woman Bond was rumored to be engaged to?
3. Where does M say Tatiana saw Bond's photo?
4. Who does Klebb invite into her office to meet Kronsteen?
5. What kind of accommodation does Tatiana live in?
Short Essay Questions
1. What has the Russian woman agreed to do in exchange for meeting Bond?
2. What is Grant's current position with SMERSH?
3. How did Grant's murderous desires create problems for him?
4. How does Klebb prove Grant's strength?
5. Why did Grant join the Russian's?
6. Why does Kronsteen want to introduce a woman to the plot?
7. Describe Grant's upbringing.
8. How does Klebb frighten Tatiana away?
9. What is Kronsteen's excuse for staying to finish the chess match?
10. Describe Bond's trip to Istanbul.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose one of the following and examine how it affects the tone of the novel and helps to express character and theme.
2) Point of view
Essay Topic 2
Examine the novel's chronological setting.
1) What were the main concerns during the 1950s. How does Fleming express these concerns?
2) In what ways do you think the novels meaning would change if it was set in today's society?
Essay Topic 3
Look at the structure of the novel.
1) How does Fleming use character and dialogue to drive the narrative?
2) Discuss elements of the narrative structure: Exposition, conflict, complication, climax, resolution and conclusion. Do all the elements make for a logical and linear story? How does the story's structure express the novel's themes?
3) Away from the main character examine the way Fleming uses the other characters in the story. When does he introduce and take them away from the story? What effect does it have on the story?
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