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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 happens when Nora tries to make Elliot leave?
2. What does Vee say in a text to Nora?
3. Why do the police become annoyed?
4. What does Elliot say they are going to do over spring break?
5. Who doesn't seem to take much credence in Nora's story about her bedroom?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Nora realize after she sees some of Patch's past and what does he admit to her?
2. What does Nora do after the homeless woman is killed?
3. What does Nora do after she showers?
4. What does Vee think about a spring break camping trip and what does Nora try to tell her about Elliot?
5. Who comes to Nora's house after the detectives questioning her about Marcie leave and what does he have with him?
6. Who is in the ladies room when Nora goes to change back to her regular clothes and what does he say to her?
7. Where does Nora go after biology class and what is she told?
8. What does Blythe tell Nora about the house?
9. What does Nora see about Miss Greene when she touches Patch's scars?
10. What condition is Elliot in when he comes to the farmhouse and what does he do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 Hush, Hush, identifying where the various elements of the plot occur (Exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, 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 Hush, Hush. (The subplots may not contain every element of a 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 2
Discuss one of the following:
1. Thoroughly analyze how the setting informs the plot in Hush, Hush.
2. Trace and analyze one major theme of Hush, Hush. How is the theme represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
3. Trace and analyze two secondary themes of Hush, Hush. How are the themes represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
Essay Topic 3
Most fantasy novels, and in some sense, most novels, deal with the concept of good and evil. Discuss the following:
1. What are the forces allied with "good" in Nora's world and what forces are allied with "evil"?
2. How does one distinguish good from evil? How is good distinguished from evil in Rand's world?
3.Is there a universal consensus on what constitutes good or evil? Why or why not?
4. Do you generally agree with the ideas of good and evil in Hush, Hush? Why or why not?
5. What are several examples of good and evil in your culture? Do you agree with these ideas? Why or why not?
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