Neuromancer Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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 mental disorder was Corto diagnosed with?

2. What is Wintermute?

3. What does Armitage offer to do for Case?

4. What does Flatline's construct say Case is?

5. What does Molly give Case as a disguise?

Short Essay Questions

1. What changes other than the nerve repairs have been made to Case? What is the effect of these modifications?

2. Write a short character profile of Molly, and why she takes such an interest in Case.

3. Describe the show that Riviera performs at the restaurant.

4. How is Freeside described in the start of this chapter?

5. What is the significance of Screaming Fist?

6. What is Freeside? How is life and business there different? Why is Case not interested in it?

7. How does Case feel after the job is finished?

8. Why does Case need to see Julie? What does Molly think about this?

9. What does Flatline say is the problem with Wintermute? What can Case and Flatline tell about what Wintermute wants?

10. Who are the Turing police? What is known about them so far?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Write an essay describing the symbiotic relationship that humanity has with technology. Be sure to address:

1) Why man needs machine, and why machine needs man.

2) The advantages of using technology.

3) The dangers of giving too much control of our world to machines.

Essay Topic 2

Write an essay on compulsion and how it influences humanity. Be sure to touch upon:

1) Negative and positive aspects of compulsion.

2) The role compulsion plays in human culture and society.

3) How compulsion factors into Neuromancer.

Essay Topic 3

Write an essay detailing the many ways in which modern humans escape from reality, and the effect this has upon the species as a whole. Be sure to address:

1) Benefits of and dangers from escapism, fantasy, and alternative realities.

2) Recommendations for resolving any problems identified in the essay.

3) Personal examples of escaping from reality, along with explanations for the examples.

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