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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. Who has long, sharp teeth and a menacing look on its face?
2. What do the angels do when Dennis tells them he quit medical school?
3. What does Dennis admit to his mother?
4. What does Dennis learn when he goes to the hospital?
5. What does Dennis do when he gets home that night?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when Dennis confronts the angel-ghosts?
2. What happens when Dennis conducts a prostate exam on a patient?
3. How does Dennis escape his room and what do the angels do?
4. What assignment does Dennis receive in microbiology class?
5. What happens to Dennis in microbiology class on Monday?
6. What happens when Dennis bites the orange ghost?
7. What does Dennis realize as he is running?
8. What is wrong with Dennis' mother?
9. What does Dennis decide as he is sitting at his desk thinking about the angels' attacks?
10. Who are a couple people Dennis first meets upon starting medical school?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss one of the following:
1. Thoroughly analyze how the setting informs the plot in "Level Up".
2. Trace and analyze one major theme of "Level Up". How is the theme represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
3. Trace and analyze two secondary themes of "Level Up". How are the themes represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the following:
1. Who is/are the protagonists of the story and why?
2. Who is/are the antagonists of the story and why?
3. Which 3 secondary characters have the greatest impact on the plot?
4. Are any of the characters dispensable and which ones? Why or why not?
5. Do you think this is a character-driven plot or an action-driven plot? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Oftentimes, a book has more of a character-driven plot rather than action driven, and oftentimes the other way. Some books seem to balance the two. Discuss the following:
1. What do you think it means to say that a plot is character driven? Action driven?
2. How do you think a plot differs if it is character driven versus action driven?
3. Which type of plot do you find more interesting? Why?
4. Do you think it is possible to have a plot where action and character development share equal time? Why or why not.
5. What type of plot do you think Level Up is? Explain your response.
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