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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 did Case fantasize about as a child?
2. Who wants to kill Molly?
3. How does Molly activate her night vision?
4. Who else knows how to remove the toxin sacs?
5. What enables Case to pilot the Kuang perfectly?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Case find strength within himself?
2. What does Wintermute warn Case about at the end of the chapter?
3. How is Straylight described to Case?
4. How is the issue with the toxin resolved?
5. How does Case compare Corto to the Tessier-Ashpools?
6. Describe Case's "dream sequence."
7. What happens to Armitage in this chapter?
8. Why does Ashpool kill his wife? How does her death affect the family?
9. What happens to the Turing agents?
10. What happens to Molly in this chapter? What will Case do about it?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay explaining the unresolved issues and guilt that Case experiences in relation to his former girlfriend, Linda Lee. Be sure to touch upon:
1) What Linda represented to Case.
2) What Case would change if he had the opportunity to do things over again.
3) What Case's treatment of Linda tells us about his true character.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay that explains Riviera's relationships with women, and how this personality trait can be seen through his actions in the novel. Be sure to address:
1) Any similarities Riviera has with real-life criminals.
2) How Riviera's actions caused Molly to plot to kill him.
3) The role the Riviera character plays in the novel, i.e., villain, comic relief, etc.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay that compares the love affair of Case and Linda Lee to the relationship of two characters in another novel. Be sure to touch upon:
1) Major similarities, such as tragedy.
2) Whether Case would be happier with a girl like Linda or a girl like Molly.
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