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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. With whom do Molly and Case have a dinner date?
2. What is the Finn's story about?
3. What mental disorder was Corto diagnosed with?
4. What does Case do after being dropped off?
5. Who are the Panther Moderns, according to Case's research?
Short Essay Questions
1. Write a short character profile of Molly, and why she takes such an interest in Case.
2. Describe the Rue Jules Verne.
3. Describe the show that Riviera performs at the restaurant.
4. How does Case feel about the simstim link with Molly?
5. What does Case know about Wintermute?
6. Why is being unable to enter cyberspace such a harsh penalty for Case?
7. Who are the Turing police? What is known about them so far?
8. What do the Zionites tell Molly and Case about their significance?
9. How does Case feel after the job is finished?
10. How does Case feel about the sprawl as he and Molly leave for Istanbul? How is the sprawl described by Gibson?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Research the character of Molly and write an essay about her. Be sure to address:
1) The role Molly plays in other Gibson novels.
2) How her character develops over the course of these novels, and her relationships with other characters.
3) Whether Molly is a hero, an anti-hero, or a villain, and why.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay on the role of prophets in human culture. Be sure to touch upon:
1) Examples of where prophesies have come true, and failed to come true.
2) Whether or not you feel that prophets are valid or credible, with examples.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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