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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 is Robert smoking in Part III, Chapter 15?
2. How does Robert look in Part III, Chapter 15?
3. In Part II, Chapter 13, what does Robert discover that makes him overjoyed?
4. What new fear does Robert develop toward the end of Part II, Chapter 13?
5. In Part III, Chapter 17, what does Ruth say when Robert asks if he can test her blood now?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Part III, Chapter 19, how does Robert react to Ruth's note?
2. Explain what happens between Robert and the dog in Part II, Chapter 13.
3. What happens when Ruth finally lets Robert draw blood from her to test?
4. In Part II, Chapter 13, what does Robert see that fills him with joy?
5. Robert has decided to surrender to the new breed of vampires. What happens when he tries to do so?
6. How does Robert meet Ruth in Part III, Chapter 15?
7. In Part II, Chapter 11, how many types of vampires does Robert think there are? Describe the hypothesis Robert forms about these different types..
8. In Part II, Chapter 12, what other discoveries does Robert make while experimenting on the bacterium?
9. Robert's relationship with Ruth begins with a note of distrust. Explain some of the methods Robert uses to try to detect whether Ruth is a vampire or not.
10. What is Robert's reaction to Ben's death at the hands of the men in dark suits?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When Robert meets Ruth, he is wary and has not even the slightest interest in her romantically. Do you think Robert's trust in humans is permanently damaged? He doesn't seem to know whom to trust, if anyone. How do you think he might recover that trust?
Essay Topic 2
What is foreshadowing? Are there any examples of foreshadowing in this novel? What are they? What event(s) do they foreshadow? Why is foreshadowing so important to a novel?
Essay Topic 3
After his close call when his watch stopped, Robert tears down his mural. Why does he do this? What did the mural represent? Does he tear the mural down because he sees that it is only a representation of what he wants and will likely never have again? Do you think this event opened his eyes to that fact?
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