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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 is Miss Bunting?
2. How does Bronwyn stop Golan from shooting the birds?
3. About what does Jacob worry as he goes back through the cairn?
4. What does Jacob have to avoid after leaving Victor's room?
5. Who decides s/he is best equipped to make a sneak attack?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Jacob's dilemma?
2. What does Miss Peregrine do to help Jacob fit in to the children's home?
3. Why is Miss Peregrine angry with Jacob?
4. How is it apparent that their may be a budding romance between Jacob and Emma?
5. Who is murdered in Cairnholm and what does Jacob think happened?
6. How does the emotions between Emma and Jacob intensify?
7. Who are several more of the children Jacob meets?
8. What news greets Jacob and Emma when they arrive back in 1940?
9. What is Emma's reaction when she finds Jacob looking over the letters between her and Abe, and who does the confrontation make Jacob leery of Emma's advances?
10. What monster can enter loops and who is killed by one, and what does Emma reply when told Abe is killed by a hollowgast?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the following:
1. What do you think are the characteristics of a successful novel?
2. Analyze and discuss Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children based upon the criteria you decide upon in #1 and judge if Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is a successful novel.
3. Do you think the criteria for a successful novel should be different if it is written for adults versus young adults? Why or why not? Would most adults consider Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children a successful novel? What about young teens?
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
Choose one of the following to discuss:
1. Choose two significant symbols and trace and analyze their appearance in Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. Are these universal symbols? Would they be understood in any culture? Are there other symbols that would portray the same idea? What are they? Why do you think Riggs chooses the symbols he does?
2. Choose two important metaphors and trace and analyze their appearance in the novel. Are these universal metaphors? Would they be understood in any culture? Are there other metaphors that would portray the same idea? What are they? Why do you think Riggs chooses the metaphors she does?
3. Discuss Riggs's use (or lack ) of literary device (such as foreshadowing, clifthangers, deux ex machina, etc...), and how they add or detract from the story. Does Riggs use too many or too little literary techniques? State which of the five major elements of fiction the literary device is related to (style, character, plot, setting, theme).
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