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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 much money does the Wolf want in ransom to stop the worldwide destruction he has planned?
2. What are Martin Lodge's final words to Alex?
3. With whom does the Wolf meet in Montauk, Long Island?
4. How does the Wolf escape Alex as he leaves the doctor's office?
5. Near what historic site do bombs detonate in Paris?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Alex visit Joe Cahill?
2. What is Alex Cross' experience with the French police?
3. Who lures Alex Cross out of his hotel room in London? For what purpose?
4. Why is Joe Cahill arrested?
5. What medical procedure does the Wolf undergo without benefit of anesthesia?
6. How does the Wolf die in chapter 119?
7. How much time does the Wolf give the leaders of the United States, England, and Germany before he will create another explosion?
8. Who does the Wolf blow up in Long Island?
9. What does Alex do once he returns home from Paris?
10. Who is driving a car that Alex believes belongs to the Wolf when it crashes over a cliff?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the following settings of the novel in a detailed essay, using examples from the novel:
1) Washington, D.C.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss history and its impact on this plot. How does the author rely upon the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 and other acts of terror to terrify his readers? Would the impact of the bombing of Sunrise Valley be the same on the reader if the reader was not aware of terror attacks that have taken place in the United States and other locations throughout the world? What is the probability of a terrorist hold multiple governments ransom like the Wolf has done in this novel? Where does the line between reality and fiction lie?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the tone of the novel. What is the tone when Alex Cross is the narrator, working on the case? Does the tone change when Alex goes home or when he is with Jamilla? Why? What affects the tone? What is the tone when the Wolf or one of his associates is the narrator? Is there a sense of danger during these sections of the novel? How is that explored in the tone?
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